Gloria L. Fernandes

November 17, 2018


Gloria L. Fernandes, 89, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 17, 2018. She was the wife of the late Francis Fernandes.

Gloria was born in Brockton and was a daughter of the late Nelson F. Washburn and Eva M. (Hayden) Washburn.

Gloria graduated from Brockton High School. She enjoyed sewing, reading, crossword puzzles, and Sudoku. Family was most important to Gloria throughout her life and what she enjoyed above all was spending time with her children, granddaughter, and great-granddaughter. She will be remembered as a kind and loving mother and wife.

She is survived by her daughters, Carol A. Budnik and her husband William H. of Charlestown, RI and Patricia M. Palmieri and her husband Michael E. of Raynham; brother, George Washburn of Franklin; granddaughter, Elaine T. deCiutiis; great-granddaughter, Sophia H. deCiutiis; cousin Ruth Robinson, many nieces and nephews, and a large loving extended family.

She was the sister of the late Ralph Washburn, Elsie Conant and Marion Lewis.

Her funeral will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2018, at 10am, in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

A private burial will be held at a later date in Pine Hill Cemetery, West Bridgewater.

Calling Hours will be held on Friday, November 23, 2018, from 4-7pm, in the funeral home.

Donations in Gloria's memory may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, 5-7 Taunton Green, Taunton, MA 02780.

Calling Hours

NOV 23. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)

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


NOV 24. 10:00 AM (EST)

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

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