David L. Fermino, 72, of Mattapoisett, passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at Charlton Memorial Hospital, in Fall River, after a long illness. He was the loving husband of Victoria (Blasczak) Fermino.
Born in Wareham, son of the late Charles Fermino, Sr. and Minnie (Andrews) Fermino, he was a lifelong Mattapoisett resident and graduate of Old Rochester Regional High School. David served his country in the Navy during the Vietnam War and later worked as a tin smith at J.C. Rhodes until his retirement. He enjoyed woodworking and sailing.
David is survived by his loving wife Victoria; her children, Maureen E.R. Noonan of New Bedford, Francis Noonan of Acushnet, Christopher and Bryce Noonan of New Bedford and Robert Noonan of Rehoboth; a grandson, Joseph M. Morris of Mattapoisett; a sister, Caroline Sylvia and her husband John of Marion; a brother, Peter C. Fermino of Mattapoisett; a nephew, Charles Sylvia of Warren, RI; a niece, Karen Ramos of Mattapoisett; great niece, Brittany Fevier and great nephew, Graham Tuxworth. Mr. Fermino was the brother of the late Charles Fermino, Jr. and Maurice “Mudgie” Tavares.
In accordance with his wishes he will be cremated and private arrangements are under the direction of the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven. For memorial register go to, www.hathawayfunerals.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in David’s name to the Mattapoisett Road Race, P.O. Box 372, Mattapoisett, MA 02739.
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