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“Thank you Mrs. Fernando for making a difference in my life as a child. I attended your Montessori Preschool in the '70s. The kindness you and your...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Elizabeth Williams - WA - student

“Dear Cherene, Manilal and family. I send you my deepest sympathies. May God bless you and guide you through this difficult time. My prayers are...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Persis Ranasinghe - friend

“Please accept my deepest condolences at this very difficult time. Your entire family are in my prayers. God Bless! ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: Rockwell Sheraton - Beverly Hills, CA

“Dear Cherene Manilal and family, Rodney, Cedrik and their familiiesDeepest sympathies on the death of Rose akka. May God give the strength to bear...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Marie and Louis Benedict Colombo

“Prayers and lots of love from your NFS family! ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Jenna Gibson

“My deepest sympathies to sharon and family at the loss of their mother Rose ..May the Peace of God be with you all, she was such a good friend to me...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Lorraine Cronenburg

“Rosemarie,Mom is suchA Special wordThe loveliestI've ever heard.A toast to you,Above all the restYou were so specialAnd will be dearly missed, ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Betty Fekete - Redondo Beach, CA

“I know Ms. Fernando was deeply loved and cared for by her family. We will be praying for the family in the times ahead. ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Tabitha White - erwin, TN

“Dear Cherene, May Aunty Rose's soul rest in peace forever more. WIth my love and prayers, Althea ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: Althea Lord - Friend

“My beautiful mama Rose, you sure will be missed but your smile and laugh will always stay in my heart. Thank you for everything you did for me when I...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Marisela Limon Licon - Ontario, CA

“Oh Mrs. Fernando......l am crushed to hear this news. You have been a mother to Richard and I in our youth and also helped raise our own kids...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Richard & Joy UJADUGHELE - CA

“Rest In Peace beautiful Aunty Rose. Love you ❤❤❤ ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Enoka Young - Orange, CA

“Dear Cherene, Rodney and Sheronne and familes. So sorry to hear of Aunty Rose's passing. We will always remember took care of Savi while she was at...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Lasanthi and Lucky Benedict - CA

“My deepest condolences to the Fernando family. She will be dearly missed. ”
14 of 19 | Posted by: Debbie Liu - Cerritos, CA

“Our deepest sympathy. May she Rest In Peace.Bubby Anta, Santha & Carmeline. ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Santha Perera

“Our heartfelt condolences to the family ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Sonali Dias - Enfield

“Your family is in our thought and prayers. ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Ken & Vickie Greer - Elizabethton, TN

“So very sorry for your loss. You will be in our prayer ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Bertha n Ed buchanan - Erwin, TN

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Rosemarie Fernando (maiden name: Howard), born on May 7, 1932, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, passed away August 3, 2017. She resided in Downey, California at the time of her passing and was surrounded by her loving family.

Beloved wife of the late Tony Fernando, loving mother to Manilal and Cherene, Cedric, Rodney, and Sheronne. Grandmother of Dayantha, Thilan, Krishani, Derrick, Melanie, Nicholas, Michael, Neville, Elizabeth, and Kevin, as well as 10 great-grand children. Dearest sister to the late Elmo Howard (Zinnia), the late Viola Willenberg (Ronnie), Duff Howard (Veronica), Fairlyn Dulling (Dudley). Precious friend and sister in law to Lynette Fernando. Also, Amitha, Annette,and the late Florette, the late Yvonne, and the late Roy.

"To live in the hearts we leave behind is to not die."
She will live on eternally.

Arrangements are under the direction of Forest Lawn, Cypress, California.

Funeral Arrangements:
Thursday, August 10 - 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm - Church of Our Fathers, Forest Lawn, Cypress.
Rosary at 7:30 pm.

Friday, August 11 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm - viewing at Forest Lawn Cypress Chapel

Saturday, August 12 - Funeral Mass at 12:30 p.m. - St. Raymond Catholic Church, Downey, CA
12348 Paramount Blvd, Downey, CA 90242 - (562) 923-4509

Followed by burial at Rose Hills Cemetery, Whittier.

Reception following at 19434 Amhurst Court, Cerritos, CA 90703.