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Dr. Gabriel Fernandez

FERNANDEZ, Dr. Gabriel - June 17, 1932 - January 9, 2019 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Gabriel Fernandez on January 9th, 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia. A loving husband, devoted father, and grandfather, Gabriel will be sadly missed by his wife Joanna, daughters Eli (husband Larry and daughters’ Sierra and Marina), Sonia (partner Rhonda), and Lisa (husband Dave). Forever loved by his surviving siblings, Teresa, Julita and Antonio, and many cousins, nieces and nephews, extended family in Spain and friends whose lives he touched. Gabriel was predeceased by his parents, Maria and Antonio Fernandez and his three sisters, Maria-Jose, Emilita and Maria-Eugenia. Gabriel was the first born of seven children in Tordesillas, Spain. He studied medicine in Valladolid, practiced in Madrid while completing his military service in Africa and then immigrated to Sudbury, Ontario in 1960 to continue as a family and emergency physician until his retirement in 1996. Gabriel developed a love for painting, fishing, hunting, and the great outdoors, dividing his time between Manitoulin Island and visiting family in Spain with his wife and children. Shortly after retiring, Gabriel moved to Toronto In 1998, and thereafter to Vancouver in 2002. He will be greatly missed by all. After a private family ceremony and cremation, Gabriel’s ashes will be taken to Spain where he will be laid to rest with his parents and sisters. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimers Society or charity of your choice.13321771
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Posted by Helen (Family friend) On Thursday, April 18, 2019
Joanna and family, please accept our sympathy on the loss of your husband and father.
My deepest sympathies
Posted by 1`A. Melcher (former patient-) On Tuesday, February 12, 2019
I was very sorry to hear of his passing today. He was a warm and kind person and devoted to his clients. He was so easy to talk to. He will be missed by all of us who knew him. My sympathies to all his family.

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Posted by darleen getz (former patient) On Sunday, January 27, 2019
He was my first doctor when i moved to Sudbury, he had a good heart with a sense of humor,always made me laugh about good or bad news. Joanne is a sweetie with a kind soul; God will take care of him now, RIP Dr, Fernadez, We will miss you.
My deepest condolences
Posted by Louise Dupuis Hunda (Former patient) On Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Dr Fernandez was a great family doctor. I was sad when he retired. He will be missed. My condolences to his family, and may he Rest in Peace.
My sympathies
Posted by Jean-Marc Bisaillon (Friend) On Tuesday, January 22, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Dr. Fernandez was a great doctor and a friend. I have fond memories of him.

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