ASHLAND – Fernando Fernandes, 77 of Martha’s Vineyard formerly of Ashland passed away Friday Jan. 14, 2022.
Born in Aldia Formosa, Portugal; he was the husband of the late Mary (Marujo) Fernandes for 54 years.
Fernando was the owner of several Dunkin Donuts franchises in the Framingham and Needham area.
He recently enjoyed winters in his native Portugal and spending his summers on Martha’s Vineyard.
Fernandes is survived by two daughters, Laura J. Thomas and her husband Albert of Ashland, and Alice M Fernandes of Framingham, two grandchildren, Gabriella and Albert Thomas, and three sisters, Dolce Santos of Ashland, Dorinda Fernandes of Warren, MA, and Maria Augusta Cardoso of Viseu, Portugal.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday Jan. 18 at 9 a.m. in the Chapel of the Matarese Funeral Home, 325 Main Street in Ashland, with burial to follow in St. Stephen’s Cemetery in Framingham.
Visiting hours will be held Monday from 3 to 7 p.m. at Matarese Funeral Home.