In Celebration of

Antonio Gaspar Fernandes

July 27, 1928 -  March 30, 2019

Formally of Uganda, passed away peacefully at the age of 90 surrounded by his family. He is survived by his beloved wife Lira of 65 years, loving father to Levita Pires (Alan) and Louella Pires (Christopher). Cherished grandfather to Lisa Macartney (Kip), Lauren, Rochelle and Scott, and great grandfather to Faheem. He leaves behind his brothers Benny (Bella), Peter (Ethel) and sister Annie Simoes. Predeceased by sister Lina Fernandes (Bruno) and brother-in-law Diogo Simoes. He will also be missed by his many nieces and nephews who loved him. Tony’s generous spirit was evident in everything including his volunteer work at the Trillium Healing Heart and Toronto General Hospital programs. He loved living life, good fun and enjoyed the company of his many friends and family.

Friends may call at the Turner & Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario St., Mississauga (Hwy 10 N. of Q.E.W) on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 from 5–9 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be held at St. Ignatius Loyola, 2300 Burnhamthorpe Rd., Mississauga on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.

Interment Assumption Cemetery.

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The family wish to thank the staff of Bough Beeches and Ian Anderson House.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Ian Anderson House (Oakville).


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Sandra & Evarist Correa (Good friends)

Entered April 2, 2019 from Hamilton

Please accept our deepest condolences. Tony and Lira were very good friends of my parents (Betty and Selwyn D'Souza). The Fernandes family were a very good and well respected family.

You are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless!

Lazarina and Walter de Almeida (Friends of the family)

Entered April 2, 2019 from Mississauga

Dear Levita, Alan, Lyra and family, Our condolences on the passing of dear Tony. We continue to pray for him, and you all.

Mathew and Pelina Andrades (Family friend)

Entered April 2, 2019 from Scarborough

Our deepest sympathies and condolences to Lira and the family on the passing away of Tony. May God grant his soul eternal rest.

Cheryl Venancio (friend)

Entered April 3, 2019 from Mississauga

Dear Rochelle and family,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.
Love Cheryl, Paul, Ashley and Justin Venancio

Cedric and Lydia Fernandez 

Entered April 4, 2019 from Toronto

Our deepest condolences to you all. We will always remember Tony as a kind and considerate man. Thinking of you all at this difficult time.


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