Rosa Elvira Fernandez

June 14, 1933 ~ May 29, 2020 (age 86)


Rosa Elvira Fernandez, 86, of Reading passed away Friday, May 29, 2020 in St. Joseph’s Medical Center. Born in Juncalito Janico Dominican Republic, she is the daughter of Senon Abreu and Amelia Fernandez. Rosa is survived by her husband Alejandro Fernandez.

Rosa is also survived by ten children: Hipolito A. Fernandez of Zebulon North Carolina, Yuderca D. Jarrin  of Danbury  Connecticut, Ramon A. Fernandez of Copiague New York, Felix A. Fernandez of Zebulon North Carolina, Euclides A. Fernandez of Copiague  New York, Eulalia M. Espinal of Reading  Pennsylvania, Viviana M. Batista of Danbury Connecticut, Leida T. Fernandez of Lynbrook  New York,  Lizardo L. Fernandez of Copiague  New York and Pedro O. Fernandez of Flemington  New Jersey. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. "Rosa was someone who had the definition of a lively and joyous soul. She loved to dance and sing and lived a life dedicated to God. Her memory continues to live through her loving children and she will never be forgotten."

A private funeral service followed by internment will be held at the convenience of the family. Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home 444 North  9th Street,  Reading is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at

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