Thokur Parish Priest Fr Peter Fernandes passes away at 74 – KONKANCATHOLIC.COM

Thokur Parish Priest Fr Peter Fernandes passes away at 74

September 10, 2022

MANGALORE, SEPT 10: Rev. Fr Peter Fernandes (74), Parish Priest of St Sebastian Church, Thokur, Jokatte, Mangalore passed away at 2.58 p.m. today, September 10, 2022 in Fr Muller Hospital, Kankanady, Mangalore. 

Fr Fernandes was hospitalised several times recently for health complications. He was last hospitalised on September 8, 2022. Due to sudden massive blockage of blood vessel in the lung, he breathed his last. Hailing from Pius Nagar, Udupi, Fr Fernandes was born to Mr Casimir Fernandes and Mrs Juvanna Fernandes on August 9, 1948. He was ordained priest for the diocese of Mangalore on May 4, 1978. 

Fr Peter Fernandes served as an assistant parish priest in Cascia, Bantwal and  Madanthyar parishes. He served as parish priest in Ukkinadka, Indubettu, Borimar, Kelarai and Naravi parishes. 

He was also the priest in-charge in Eliapadav and Maniyampare parishes. He served as the estate manager of the diocese for 6 years. 

Funeral Mass and Burial Service of Fr Peter Fernandes will be held on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 3.30 p.m. in St Vincent Ferrer Church, Valencia.