Jose A. “Joe” Fernandez, age 77, of Skokie.
Beloved husband of Maria, nee Herrera; dear father of Jim (Maria) and Jason (Michelle); loving grandfather of Jessica, Michael, Jennalyn, Marissa, Makayla, Jayden, and Madelyn; fond brother of Eliseo, Rudy, Silverio, Ruby, and the late Perfecto, Lino, and Felino; dear brother-in-law of Dr. Felix Herrera and Mary and Benjamin Turcuato.
Mr. Fernandez is a retired Plant Manager in the manufacturing industry; founder of the Skokie Kumon Math and Reading Center; and Past Grand Knight of the Fr. Stroot Council No. 3243 Knights of Columbus.
Visitation, Thursday, May 20, 2021, from 3 to 9 p.m., at HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. [Please note: Face masks and social distancing are required.]
Funeral, Friday, May 21, at 9:45 a.m., from the funeral home, for Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m., at St. Peter Catholic Church, 8100 Niles Center Rd., Skokie.
Entombment, All Saints Catholic Cemetery, Des Plaines.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fil-Am Club of Skokie (Memo: Apostleship of Prayer), c/o 8449 Latrobe Ave., Skokie, IL, 60077 (or the funeral home).
Funeral info: 847.673.6111.