Anthony C Fernandez

August 15, 1924 ~ September 1, 2021 (age 97)

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  Anthony C. Fernandez, 97 of Hazlet, NJ passed away peacefully on Wednesday,  September 1st, 2021, at home surrounded by his family. 

  He was born in Havana Cuba to the late Antonio C. Fernandez and Emilia  (Calvo) Fernandez of La Corona Spain and is predeceased by his beloved wife  of 64 years Anna M. (Boyle) Fernandez. 

  He came to the United States as a young child and resided in New York City until  1963 when the family moved to Hazlet. Anthony proudly served his country in  the United States Navy from 1942 -1947 during World War II in the Pacific  Theater aboard the     
U.S.S. Wisconsin. 

  He would later go on to become a Bus Driver for the New York Metropolitan  Transit Authority, retiring in 1987. 

  Anthony was always proud of his Spanish heritage and had a love of Spanish  food. A favorite pastime of his was going out to lunch and was a regular at many  local restaurants. He was also a member of the Hazlet, St Benedict, and Holy  Family Senior Clubs and was an avid and longtime bowler, playing at the Airport  Plaza Lanes until he was 90 years old. 

  He is survived by his beloved children Anthony Fernandez and his wife Susan of  Jacksonville, Florida Kevin Fernandez of Hazlet, and Ann Marie Hunt and her husband Francis of Wall. 

  Also, surviving are his beloved grandchildren Kaitlyn Hunt and her fiance Charles  Rooney of Wall, NJ, United States Marine Corp 1st Lieutenant Michael  Fernandez and his wife Jenna Bellantoni of Encinitas, California, and Matthew  Hunt of Wall, NJ.
  Friends and family are invited to a brief visitation at Day Funeral Home, 361  Maple Place Keyport, New Jersey 07735 Saturday, September 4, 2021, from  8:30 AM to 9:30 AM. A mass of Christian burial will follow at 10 AM at Saint  Benedict's Roman Catholic Church in Holmdel. 

Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery Mausoleum of Keyport.

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September 4, 2021

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Day Funeral Home
361 Maple Place
Keyport, NJ 07735

Funeral Mass
September 4, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Benedict RC Church
165 Bethany Road
Holmdel, New Jersey 07733

Mausoleum Entombment
September 4, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Cemetery
Keyport, New Jersey 07735

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