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Alejandro Fernandez-Rivera

November 15, 2018

 

Alejandro Fernandez-Rivera, of Fayetteville, Georgia, passed away on November 15, 2018.  He was born in Naranjito, Puerto Rico to the late Geronimo and Petrona Fernandez on June 10, 1928.  He proudly served in the United States Army.  He served through tours in both the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War; he retired after 25 years of service to his country.  Following his service, Mr. Fernandez-Rivera had a career as a medical Technologist for 30 years.  Mr. Fernandez-Rivera is preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Lydia Maria Fernandez and his son, Wilfredo Fernandez. 

 

Mr. Fernandez-Rivera is survived by his sons Carlos Fernandez and Luis A. Fernandez; his sister, Tonín Fernandez-Rivera; his grandchildren, Devon, Dana, Natalie, Marisa, and Nicholas; his great grandchildren, Paisley and Evan; his niece, Anna Hilda Velez. 

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