FERNANDEZ, Violet M., 90, a lifelong resident of Tampa, passed away on January 1, 2013. She went home to meet her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, in peace. She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Ceferino L. Fernandez; her children, Sylvia Fernandez, Esther De la Torre (Albert), John D. Fernandez, and Anthony Fernandez (Jennifer); eight grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Violet was a boundless source of love, joy, and caring, for those who were close to her. She demonstrated her love for family and friends through her warm sense of humor, song, a Christian spirit and a tireless energy for old stories about her beloved Ybor, which always included one of a vast array of Spanish proverbs. Funeral Services will be held on Friday morning, January 4, at 11:30 AM from the chapel of JGR Funeral Home, 6718 N. Armenia Ave., Tampa. Graveside Services will follow, Friday afternoon, at 2 o'clock at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday morning, January 4, from 10:30 AM until time of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
, Breast Cancer Awareness, in memory of Mrs. Violet M. Fernandez. Please send online condolences to: www.jgrfuneralhome.com
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Published in TBO.com on Jan. 3, 2013