Lorenzo Fernandez Obituary
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Mr. Lorenzo T. Fernandez

May 8, 1922 - January 1, 2013
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Lorenzo T. Fernandez, 90, of Solvay, passed away Tuesday January 1, 2013 at St. Camillus Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Syracuse to the late Lorenzo and Maria (Garcia) Fernandez in 1922. He was a US Army Veteran of World War II. He was a crane operator at Allied Chemical for 38 years before retiring in 1984. He was a member of the Stanley B. Pennock VFW Post 2893, the Geddes Veterans and Solvay Fire Department. He was also an 11 gallon Red Cross Blood Donor and longtime communicant of St. Cecilia Church. In 2008, Lorenzo served as Grand Marshal for both the Solvay-Geddes Memorial Day Parade and the Solvay Summer Field...
Lorenzo T. Fernandez, 90, of Solvay, passed away Tuesday January 1, 2013 at St. Camillus Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Syracuse to the late Lorenzo and Maria (Garcia) Fernandez in 1922. He was a US Army Veteran of World War II. He was a crane operator at Allied Chemical for 38 years before retiring in 1984. He was a member of the Stanley B. Pennock VFW Post 2893, the Geddes Veterans and Solvay Fire Department. He was also an 11 gallon Red Cross Blood Donor and longtime communicant of St. Cecilia Church. In 2008, Lorenzo served as Grand Marshal for both the Solvay-Geddes Memorial Day Parade and the Solvay Summer Field Days Celebration. For his longtime community service, Lorenzo received the DeWitt Clinton Masonic Award for Community Service, the Solvay-Geddes Rotary Roses for the Living Award and had Lorenzo Fernandez Day proclaimed by the Town of Geddes on May 22, 1998 and by the Village of Solvay on May 23, 2002. In 2002 he was named Onondaga County Senior Citizen of the Year. He was predeceased by his wife Minell (Maiorano) Fernandez in 2010.

He is survived by his son; Mark (Suzanne), of Solvay, 2 grandsons; Michael and Matthew Fernandez, a brother; Frank (Dulce) Fernandez and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 8:45 am Friday January 4th in BAGOZZI TWINS FUNERAL HOME and 9:30 am at St. Cecilia Church, where a Funeral Mass will be celebrated. The Rite of Committal and burial with military honors will follow in Onondaga County Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Calling hours are from 4 to 7 pm Thursday January 3rd at BAGOZZI TWINS FUNERAL HOME, 2601 Milton Avenue.

Online condolences may be offered at www.bagozzitwins.com.

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