ANACLETO, Fernando Rodrigues Da Costa It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Fernando, at his home surrounded by his loving family, on October 13, 2019, at the age of 86 years. He will be deeply missed by his beloved wife of 58 years, Adriana (nee Custodio). Predeceased by his son Jose Fernando (1962). Cherished father to Ana Maria (Tony) Cacilhas, Joseph Fernando (Patty), Mike, and Paul Manuel. Loving grandfather to Stephen, Sabrina, Emily and Matthew. Dear brother to Antonio (Madalena) and Ildeberto (Cremilde). Predeceased by sisters Estrela (Noah), Maria Dos Anjos (Manuel) and by brother Jose (Maria Do Rosario). Dear brother-in-law to Jose (Conceicao) Custodio and Carolina (Denis) Tavares. Survived by many nieces, nephews and extended family in Canada and Portugal. Fernando was a professional landscaper and had a lifelong passion for his own gardens, and those of his relatives, friends and neighbours. The family wish to thank the Bayshore and CBI nurses and PSWs for providing care over the last few years to Fernando at his home. Friends and family will be welcomed at FRISCOLANTI FUNERAL CHAPEL , 43 Barton Street East on Wednesday from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 - 9 :00 p.m. Vigil prayers on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be offered at Regina Mundi Church, 631 Mohawk Road West, on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 10 a.m. Entombment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Burlington. Condolences at www.friscolanti.com
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Published in The Hamilton Spectator from Oct. 13 to Oct. 20, 2019.