Barbara E. (Kocur) Fernando

Born: Thu., Sep. 7, 1939
Died: Thu., May 16, 2019


8:30 AM to 10:30 PM, Tue., May 28, 2019
Location: Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 AM Tue., May 28, 2019
Location: Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church

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Barbara E. Fernando, age 79, of Pottsville, PA passed away Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at her son Tony's home in Vermont.

Born in Pottsville, PA on September 7, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Jerussell (Marchock) Kocur.

Barbara was a graduate of Saint Clair High School, Class of 1957. She then graduated from the Empire Beauty School in Pottsville in 1961. Barbara worked as a seamstress for the garment industry and owned and operated Barb's Card and Gift Shop in Middleport.

She was a member of Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church in New Philadelphia and loved to crochet..

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years Louis A. Fernando on September 12, 2016 and a brother Russell Kocur.

Barbara is survived by a son Tony Fernando, Vermont; a daughter Bobbi Murray and her husband Eddie, Pottsville; four grandchildren: Marielle and Garrett Fernando, Connecticut and Lucy and Sophie Murray, Pottsville; and nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church in New Philadelphia at 11AM on Tuesday, May 28th, with Rev. Ronald Minner officiating.

Relatives and Friends are invited to visit with the family on Tuesday morning from 8:30-10:30AM at Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home, 208 Pike St. Port Carbon.

Interment will be held in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in New Philadelphia.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holy Cross Church Memorial Fund 99 Valley Street, New Philadelphia, PA 17959.

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Michael Gould
   Posted Wed May 22, 2019

SWEET AND WARM REMEMBRANCE TABLE ARRANGEMENT was sent by your 2nd shift crew..

Deeply sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you in this hard time From your 2nd shift crew

   Posted Sat May 25, 2019
To The Family Of Barbara E. ( Kocur) Fernando: You have my sincere condolences during this sad occasion. The one and only true living God,who has created all things as we consider reading Psalms 83:18,in the Holy Bible. The Sovereign Lord Jehovah is the most high over the entire Universe! He deserves Exclusive Devotion from all of mankind and Sacred Service to him,and to him alone.

Death is a fearsome enemy. We fight it with all of our might. We may try to deny it when it strikes someone dear to us. Or,in the exuberance of youth,we may imagine that the enemy will never come to claim us- a delusion we cling to as long as we can.

I would like to share a Scripture with you from the Holy Bible at Psalms 90:10-"The span of life is 70 years, or 80 If one is especially strong. But they are filled with trouble and sorrow; They quickly pass by,and away we fly.

Anna May Berrang
   Posted Tue May 28, 2019
My sincerest sympathy to the family. I am so sorry for your loss and will keep you in my prayers during this difficult time. With love, Anna May Berrang

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