Christina R. Fernandes

December 9, 2018


Christina R. Fernandes, 61, passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2018 after a brief illness.

Christina was born in Taunton and was a daughter of the late John Fernandes and Jeanne B. (Dupuis).

Christina was employed in maintenance at Bridgewater State University for many years. She grew up and spent her life working on her family's farm, in Berkley. Christina was a member of the Berkley Lions Club and volunteer for many local organizations over the years. She enjoyed crafts, beadwork and designing her own ornaments. What she enjoyed most, was spending time with her family and she took great joy in organizing the annual Easter egg hunt at the family farm. Christina will be remembered as a kind and generous soul, who always treated her nieces and nephews as her own children.

She is survived by her brothers, A. Michael Fernandes and Thomas T. Fernandes of Berkley; sisters, Carol A.F. Watts and her husband Richard of Milford, Susan J.F. Stiller of Lakeville, and Catherine J. Silva, Lynne M. Fernandes and Virginia N. Norman and her husband Glenn all of Berkley; her lifelong best friend Mary Beth MaDan; many nieces and nephews and a large loving extended family.

She was the sister of the late John, Jr., Mark, Marie and Joan Fernandes.

Her funeral will be held on Friday, December 14, 2018, at 9am, from the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton, followed by her Mass of Christian Burial, at 10am, in Annunciation of the Lord Church, 31 1st St., Taunton. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Burial will be held privately at a later date.

Calling Hours will be held on Thursday, December 13, 201 from 4-8pm, in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

Calling Hours

DEC 13. 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780


DEC 14. 9:00 AM (EST)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780

Funeral Mass

DEC 14. 10:00 AM (EST)

Annunciation of the Lord Church
31 First Street
Taunton, MA

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