Joseph "Joe" Fernandes

June 17, 1941 ~ March 12, 2022 (age 80)


Joseph T. Fernandes, Sr., 80, of Woonsocket, passed away on March 10, 2022 at home with his wife by his side. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Julio and Archangle (Barbosa) Fernandes.

He was the loving and devoted husband of 61 years to Madeline (Glode) Fernandes.

Joseph was the owner and operator of Gardella’s Market, He also worked many jobs in the construction field.

Joe enjoyed playing bingo and taking trips to Twin River and Foxwoods Casinos with his wife.

He is survived by his two sons, Joseph, Jr. of Woonsocket and Jack Fernandes, and his wife Margaret of Florida.

Besides his wife and children, Joseph is survived by his 8 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

He also leaves behind his brothers, Robert, Nelson, Al, Edward, Julio, and Roland Fernandes, sisters, Alice, Alcina, and Fatima.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Leo, Ronald, George, Donald, and his sister, Virginia.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Egidio Di Pardo & Sons Funeral Home, 75 Harris Ave., Woonsocket.

Services and burial will be private in St. Charles Cemetery, Farm St., Blackstone, MA.

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