Alexander D. Fernandez, 77, of 10 Costello Court, Syracuse, died Sunday [February 3, 2002]. He was born in Massena. He worked for construction companies in the Syracuse area. He was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II and a member of the Marine Raider Association.
Survivors: His companion of 30 years, Barbara Herne; a daughter, Retha Fernandez of Florida; three sons, Kevin R. of Nedrow, Michael and Donald; 11 grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home. Burial, Onondaga Nation Cemetery. Calling hours, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 4612 S. Salina St., Syracuse. Contributions: Kateri Tekakwitha Committee, in care of St. Lucy’s Church, 432 Gifford St., Syracuse 13204.