Mildred H. (Bates) Fernandes

November 22, 2018


Mildred H. (Bates) Fernandes, 88, of Fairhaven, passed away Thursday, November 22, 2018,at St. Luke's Hospital, in New Bedford after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Antone "Bucky" Fernandes.

Born in Acushnet, daughter of the late Albert and Sarah (Nelson) Bates, she lived most of her life in Fairhaven where she was a 1947 graduate of Fairhaven High School. A homemaker, Mrs. Fernandes enjoyed spending time with her family, and trips to LasVegas.

She is survived by a son, Bruce Fernandes and his wife Jeannie of Acushnet; three daughters, Susan Baptista and her husband Humberto of Acushnet, Carol Fernandes and her husband Leo Sheehan of Raynham and Gail Bourgault of South Dartmouth; a daughter in law, Kathleen Fernandes of Fairhaven; fourteen grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Fernandes was the mother of the late Alan and David Fernandes.

Her funeral service will be Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at 11:00am, in the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven, followed by interment in Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven. Visitation will be from 10-11am prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, St. Jude's Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148.


NOV 27. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EST)

Fairhaven Funeral Home
117 Main Street
Fairhaven, MA, 02719

Funeral Service

NOV 27. 11:00 AM (EST)

Fairhaven Funeral Home
117 Main Street
Fairhaven, MA, 02719

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