Elvira U. Fernandez - North Providence

Elvira U. Fernandez - North Providence

Elvira U. Fernandez, 74, passed on March 17, 2014, at Rhode Island Hospital.

Born April 22, 1939, in Guatemala City, she was the daughter of the late Juan Bautista Fernandez and Ana Gregoria Turcios de Fernandez.

She is survived by two daughters, Sandra Fernandez of North Providence and Lorena Marisol Fernandez of Virginia Beach, Va.; two sons, Felipe Hernandez of Cranston and Rudy Hernandez of Bristol; three sisters, Argentina Jordan of Providence, Martha Turcios of Cranston and Amelia Vargas of North Scituate; two brothers, Edyn Fernandez of Uruguay and Genaro Fernandez of Providence; 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Juan Hernandez and sister of the late Juan Francisco Fernandez.

A Mass was celebrated Thursday, March 27 in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, 30 Fenner St., Providence, RI 02903. Burial was graveside in St Ann's Cemetery, 73 Church St., Cranston. For online condolences visit www.thekeefefuneralhome.com