Well-known Educationist Fr William Fernandes Passes Away

Well-known Educationist Fr William Fernandes Passes Away

Mangaluru: Well-known educationist of coastal Karnataka, Fr William Albert Fernandes passed away on Sunday, July 7. He was 84.

Fr William was born in Kirem near Kinnigoli in 1934. He was ordained in 1960. He served as Assistant Parish Priest in Bejai and Shirva parish.

fr William served as Parish Priest in Attur, Allipade, Kulur, Sullia, Beltangady, Agrar Tannirbhavi, Vijayadka and Thokur.

He also served as the headmaster in many schools. From 1969 to 1973 he was headmaster of Rosario High school. From 1973 to 1979 he served as headmaster ay Kallianpur. From 1981 to 1987, he served as headmaster at Kuloor and from 1988 to 1993 he was the headmaster of Cascia School.

He spent his retired life at Senior Priest’s Home in the city. Funeral Mass and burial will be held on Monday, July 8 at 4.00 pm at Valencia Church.