Wayne S. Fernandes, Sr.

Passed away on February 28, 2016
Wayne S. “Bomba” Fernandes, Sr., 63, of Wareham, died Sunday, February 28, 2016 at Tobey Hospital in Wareham.  He was the husband of Colleen R. (Joyce) Fernandes. Born in Wareham, he was the son of the late Manuel & Eugenia “Jennie” A. (Baptiste) Fernandes.  A lifelong resident of Wareham, Mr. Fernandes worked as a laborer in the construction industry.  He also served as a Wareham Police auxiliary officer.  Mr. Fernandes enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. Survivors include his wife, Colleen of Wareham; his children, Heidi Fernandes of N. Attleboro, Wayne S. Fernandes, Jr. and his wife Michele of S. Attleboro and Alicia Fernandes of Providence, RI; his brother, Marshall Fernandes of Wareham; his grandchildren, Tyler Fernandes, Nicholas Fernandes, Olivia Fernandes and Kasimira Freeman.  Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, aunts and cousins. His funeral service will be held on Thurs., March 3, 2016 at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rt. 28), Wareham at 10 AM.  Visiting hours will be Wed. from 5 – 8 PM.  Interment will be in Mass. National Cemetery, Bourne. Donations in his memory may be made to Southcoast Hospice, 200 Mill Rd., Fairhaven, MA 02719.