by Fr Victor Vijay Lobo PRO, Diocese of Mangalore
Mangaluru, Jul 7: 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 priest in Bejai and Shirva parish. As Parish Priest served in Attur, Allipade, Kulur, Sullia, Belthangady, Agrar, Tannirbhavi, Vijayadka and Thokur.
He also served as the head master in many schools. From 1969 to 1973 he was headmaster of Rosario High school. From 1973 to 1979 he served as headmaster at 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 city.
Funeral Mass and burial will be held on Monday, July 8 at 4.00 pm at Valencia Church.