Etelvina J. Fernandes – Cumberland

Etelvina J. Fernandes – Cumberland

Etelvina J. Fernandes, 89, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence. She was the loving wife of the late Joseph Fernandes.

Born in Matanca, Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Anna DePina. She resided in Cumberland for most of her life and was an active member of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Cumberland.

She had a passion for cooking, gardening, and traveling to Portugal, where she would spend several months each year visiting friends and family. However, the love of her life was spending time with her family.

She leaves her two brothers, Cassiano DePina of Cumberland, Fernando DePina of North Providence; her two nephews, Antonio DePina of Bellingham, Mass., Fernando Depina of Cumberland, and her niece, Fatima DePina-Guertin of Smithfield. She was the sister of the late Natividade Maria and Maria DePina. She is also survived by four grand-nephews and nieces, Elizabeth Guertin, Michael DePina, Alexandra Guertin, and David DePina.

Etelvina’s Life Celebration will be held on Saturday, May 16, beginning at 10 a.m., with a Prayer Service which will be live-streamed on Etelvina’s memorial page, as well as simulcast on Channel 90.1 FM on your car radio.

Relatives and friends are welcome to attend the Prayer Service but must remain in their vehicles at the J.J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Cumberland. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Cumberland.
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