OSSINING, N.Y. -- Fernando de Brito Fornelos, a longtime resident of Ossining, died on Friday Jan. 16. He was 67.
Fernando was born in Giela, Portugal on Jan. 27, 1947 and was the son of Antonio and Rosa (de Brito) Fornelos. He moved to Ossining from Portugal on Nov. 2, 1980. He was a member of St. Ann's Church as well as the Ossining Portuguese Club. He was a retired laborer/carpenter with Local 60 of the Laborers' International Union of North America in Hawthorne.
Fernando is survived by his wife Sara; his three children, Henry (Dirce); Maria Edite (Tony) Pereira; and Carla (Franco) Giambona; his five siblings; and six grandchildren. Visiting hours will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 20 at Dorsey Funeral Home, 14 Emwilton Place in Ossining. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at St. Ann's Catholic Church, 25 Eastern Ave. in Ossining. Interment will follow at St. Augustine's Cemetery on Hawkes Avenue. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Phelps Hospice, 701 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y. 10591.
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