John J. Fernandez, Sr., age 75, of Baldwinsville passed away on Friday at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born in Syracuse on December 25, 1943, son of Carmen and Alice Fernandez.
John was employed at Oberdorfer Foundry, Syracuse. John enjoyed dancing, his dogs, NASCAR, NY Giants and going to the NY State Fair. He also loved being outside doing yard work. John’s favorite saying was,
“Boy… O Boy.. O Boy”
John is survived by his loving wife Linda J. Fernandez; children, John J. Fernandez, Jr., Joseph Fernandez, Angel (Jason) Fernandez-George, Robert (Amy) Fernandez, Paul (John) Fernandez, and Milton (Jennifer) Cooper; grandchildren, Troy, John III, Amanda, Justin, Kayla, Ashley, Adriana, Alessandra, Lucas, Hannah-Lin, Joshua, and Grace; great grandchildren, Troy Jr and Rashaad; sisters, Carmen, Val, and Lupe; brother, Ricardo; daughters-in-law; Melissa Fernandez & Brenda Gillespie, along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 15th from 4-7pm at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 705 North Main St., North Syracuse, with a memorial service at 7pm.
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