Stonington - Carmela (DeBonis) Fernandez passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Middlesex Hospital. She had lived at Atria Crossroads since moving to Connecticut from Center Moriches, N.Y. in 2009, to live near her niece, Nancy Souza and her husband, Fred, of Stonington.
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She was born in 1918, to Dominic and Frances (Friedman) DeBonis.
She was the widow of Edmundo Fernandez; the sister of Edna Ferguson and Viola Gratson; and the aunt of Richard Alvarez, all of whom predeceased her.
She is survived by nieces, Frances Kosior and Barbara Cavallo and many great nieces and nephews.
Internment will be in Center Moriches at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in her name to the
, 2075 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067 or to a
The Dinoto Funeral Home, 17 Pearl St., Mystic, is assisting the family.
Dinoto Funeral Home
17 Pearl St. Mystic, CT 06355
Published in The Day on Mar. 26, 2014