Manuel Roy Fernandes April 7, 1930 - April 9, 2017 San Diego - Manuel Fernandes, husband of the late Nola Fernandes, passed away peacefully on April 9th. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Steve and Linda Fernandes, daughter and son-in-law Sherry and Lance Weatherwax, daughter and son-in-law Sally and Derek Johnson, as well as four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Born in San Jose Manuel was raised in Point Loma with his six siblings. Following graduation from Point Loma High School Manuel served in the US Coast Guard, worked as a tuna fisherman, and then joined the San Diego City Fire department in 1956. After more than 30 years of service, he retired as Captain in 1987 and filled his days with golf, fishing, friends, and family. He was loved and admired by all, and he will be greatly missed. Services will be held at Saint Agnes Catholic Church in Point Loma on Thursday, April 20. Rosary will begin at 9:30 am with Mass following at 10:00 am.
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