In memory of
Victor Manuel Fernandez Loving family man, retired photographer and business owner Victor Manuel Fernandez, 68, of Elizabeth, N.J., passed away on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, surrounded by his loving family after battling an aggressive form of ALS. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the funeral from Corsentino Home For Funerals, 620 Second Ave., corner of John St., Elizabeth. Services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 10 a.m. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Victor was born April 21, 1950, in New York City, N.Y., to Victor and Nidia Altagracia Fernandez (nee Vasquez) of the Dominican Republic. He came to Elizabeth in the late 1950s. He was an accountant before turning his hobby of photography into a career. He also co-owned JoAnne's Luncheonette on Third Ave., Elizabeth for 35 years. He was both the life of the party and a quiet craftsman. He always had a joke to share and maintained his sense of humor through all his health challenges. Above all, he was a loving husband to his wife of 45 years and a super Dad. Victor is survived by his beloved wife, Phyllis Fernandez (nee DeMarco); daughter, Victoria Marie Fernandez and her husband, Cedric Johnson; his daughter-by-love, Evelyn Salinas (nee Malave), her husband, Jeremy, and their children, Carina and Jeremy; aunt, Maria Rosa Castillo, and many cousins, nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution may be sent to the ALS Association at P.O. Box 37002 Boone, Iowa 50037, or www.alsa.org .
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