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DE FREITAS, Fernando

October 4, 1964 — August 3, 2018

Fernando de Freitas, 53, of Kelowna, BC, died on August 3, 2018. He was born on October 4, 1964 in Castlegar, BC.

Fernando grew up in Castlegar. He worked as a construction worker in Vancouver, went to school in Nelson, BC and became a welder. Fernando moved to Oakville Ontario and worked in the Ford Plant for about 3 years, then moved back to Kelowna where he worked as a welder and made many friends.

Fernando is survived by his parents Manuel and Maria, sister and brother-in-law, niece and nephew and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

The funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5V8.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association of BC, 300 – 828 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1E2.

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Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Springfield Funeral Home

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The service for DE FREITAS, Fernando is scheduled for Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Springfield Funeral Home

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC


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  • Paul Rodrigues says:

    Sorry to hear of Fernandos passing. Was hoping to see him again. Still remember him tickling me untill I could hardly breathe. Ha. Ha. Catch you on the flip side fernando. I wish Aida, Maria and Manuel the strength to get through this. All my love Paul Rodrigues

  • Susan Strong says:

    Haven’t seen Fernando in some years. Almost got together with him last year and now…I wish we had made that happen. Many fond memories of you my friend. Rest in Peace. Now you and Crazy are together up there…stir things up a little!!

  • Loretta Matheson says:

    Fernando was truly the nicest person I was able to call friend in a very long time. His generous spirit and willingness to help were marvellous traits. He always had a ready smile and a laugh. God only chooses the best and he chose Fernando. Fernando my friend I miss you.

  • Roy Sequeira says:

    Our deepest sympathy go out to Manual,Maria and family. Rest in peace my friend.

  • Stephanie Varga says:

    I am deeply saddened to here of Fernando’s sudden passing. He was a true friend & confidant. Shared a lot of good times with you my Friend & have a lot of great memories I will always cherish! I wish you all the peace & happiness you deserve on this new journey my old friend! You will be forever missed Fernando! My deepest sympathies for Maria,Manuel & family, may you find peace at this difficult time. Xo 💖

  • Katy says:

    I am so sorry to hear that Ferbs has passed. I have many fond memories, one of my favorite was Christmas dinner at Manuel and Maria’s home. My deepest condolences to you both. He will be missed.
    BIG love xo

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