Luciana Gomes Fernandes
March 21, 1937 - March 24, 2021
Woolley Boglioli Funeral Home
Melanie Trindade
Melanie Trindade
Melanie Trindade
Sharon De Souza
Williams and family, Manipal
Michael and Wolver Gomes
Joyce Sandra and Michael
Alice Pinto
Bernadette D’Souza
Sherryl Colaco
James Lawrence & fly
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Holmdel Funeral Home
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Holmdel, NJ 07733
Sunday 3/28, 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
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St. Gabriel Cemetery
County Road 520
Marlboro, NJ 07746
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Church of St. Catharine
108 Middletown Road
Holmdel, NJ 07733
Monday 3/29, 10:30 am

Luciana Gomes Fernandes, 84, of Washington D.C., passed away Wednesday surrounded by her family. Luciana was born on Palm Sunday in Quepem, Goa, India where she was raised until her teenage years when she moved to Mumbai. It was there she earned her English education on top of her Portuguese education. In her hometown of …
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Melanie Trindade left a message on April 7, 2021:
In memory of Luciana Gomes Fernandes, Melanie Trindade lit a candle
Melanie Trindade left a message on April 7, 2021:
In memory of Luciana Gomes Fernandes, Melanie Trindade lit a candle
Melanie Trindade left a message on April 7, 2021:
In memory of Luciana Gomes Fernandes, Melanie Trindade lit a candle
Joe D'Souza left a message on April 5, 2021:
Forever will be grateful for her hospitality on my first few days in Kuwait which was really the first time I met both her and her husband.. May her soul rest in peace...
Sharon De Souza left a message on March 31, 2021:
Miss you mum❤️
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Williams and family, Manipal left a message on March 31, 2021:
In memory of Luciana Gomes Fernandes, Williams and family, Manipal lit a candle
Michael and Wolver Gomes left a message on March 30, 2021:
In memory of Luciana Gomes Fernandes, Michael and Wolver Gomes lit a candle
Michael and Wolver Gomes left a message on March 30, 2021:
Dear Sandra, Sebyson, Sharon and families. We are sorry to know that Aunty Luizin has passed away. Please accept our heartfelt condolences. May Aunty’s soul RIP Amen.
Andrea & Joel left a message on March 30, 2021:
Our Maxen- A candle light may have been blown out but hundreds more remain illuminated because they were ignited by the flame of your love. You were Granny in those times & places where she could not be. Thank you Sharon/Savio, Sandra/Michael, Sebyson/Odelia, Sinclaire, Simona, Kyle & Kimberly for making a way for all of us to say our final farewell despite distance & this pandemic.Everything was beautiful befitting of your gracious, pious & poised Mum. May Jesus give you strength as you grieve. The gap of her absence is filled with memories we will treasure forever. Rest in Peace Maxen! We miss you!
Joyce Sandra and Michael left a message on March 30, 2021:
We love you and miss you very much❤️
Albano Pinto left a message on March 30, 2021:
My deepest heartfelt symphathies to dear Sharon, Sandra, Sabyson and your families. Maxen finally be at peace. I believe that those we love don't go away. You will be always remembered in our hearts. May your soul rest in your Heavenly Abode. Amen.
Alice Pinto left a message on March 30, 2021:
In Loving Memory
Alice Pinto left a message on March 29, 2021:
Maxen you will be always in our Taughts Forever in our Hearts Rest in eternal peace Miss you ❤
Bernadette D’Souza left a message on March 29, 2021:
Dearest Sharon, Sandra and Sabyson. My deepest heartfelt condolences to you and your families. I pray to God to give you the strength and grace to bear the sad loss of your beloved Mom. May her beautiful soul Rest In Peace. I will miss her and her loving smile. Much love, Busha and family.
Jayden left a message on March 29, 2021:
Rest in peace Maxen, we will never forget you. 🙏🏻🙏🏻
Johenson Fernandes left a message on March 29, 2021:
Your loss is shared by all of us especially those who knew you well. May you feel the strength of God as we hold you close in prayer R.I.P Maxen
Sherryl Colaco left a message on March 28, 2021:
A mother is with us always, first in her lifetime, then forever in our memory. Please accept our deepest condolences to you and your family. May her soul rest in peace. You are in our prayers.
James Lawrence & fly left a message on March 28, 2021:
May you Rest In Peace... Your memories will always be in our Hearts...
Simona left a message on March 28, 2021:
It's hard to believe that she is not here with us today, she was the kindest, most thoughtful, loving, devout and doting grandmother, any grandchild could only wish for. She was prime & proper she always looked her best and presented herself with such grace and poise. She shared her love with others through her cooking and her recipes, her dinner parties were something I still remember to this day. I have talked to many of you, and I have heard countless stories about how great of a cook she was, her cooking brought people together. She loved her meals and water to be scorching hot. My love for mangos started with my nana’s mango pickle and mango soufflé, she would say she made it ‘just for me’. She was selfless, she always made it for me when I would stay over or visit her. I knew I would come home and there would be a container of mango soufflé ‘just for me’. Having sleepovers with nana was something me and my brother looked forward to every weekend. Without hesitation she would walk to the nearby store in 50-degree Kuwait heat to buy us crisp, ice cream and chocolate, she would bring a double size mattress to the living room single handily and sprawl it in front of the tv every afternoon so we can watch full house and French prince of bel air together, she would sing to me mockingbird while tapping my back gently during our afternoon naps together. She sincerely cared about us and our well being and always showed us how to find joy in everything we did. She was a giver of all givers, I never met anybody with such tremendous gift-giving ability. Her gifts took all kinds of forms not only the physical ones from her trips abroad. But it was never about the actual gifts that I will miss, yet again what would I do with toddler princess slippers or a Cinderella colouring book. It would be a prayer, a blessing, a song, a sewing lesson or her advice on life that I will miss the most. Even outside the gifts, if there was anything, she found interesting in her reader’s digest during her afternoon read, she would mark or cut it out and write the name and date for the person she wanted to read it to. She loved her grandchildren, and she was proud of all of us. Education was so important to her. Even though she had the title of Nana, she was also my nursery teacher. She taught me the alphabet, how to count to a 100, to read and write in cursive which later on was appreciated by all my teachers who praised my penmanship. When I started university and moved away from home, she would tell me to be strong and have the courage this were the same words she left with me before she passed. She would tell me every time I spoke to her, in her words ‘Think in your mind that you can do it and you will. She was always right. She made me recognise my own potential when I did not see it for myself. When I graduated from law school, she said she was proud of me and she was positive that I would bring about change. She believed in me till the very end. As I move my hands, think and my heart beats she is with me. I ask you all to keep my nana close to you, pay attention to the way you do things I bet you will see a part of her with you every day. Il cherishes the abundant memories she has left me with and love her unconditionally just like she did. Rest in internal peace my beautiful Nana. I love you forever and il miss you often. But for now, I will continue to listen to the last advice you gave me and will continue to live life being strong and taking courage.
Sinclare left a message on March 28, 2021:
My Nana, was pious, beautiful, kind, and always giving. She gently guided me on what was right from wrong. She was a perfectionist because she always wanted me to do my best no matter what the outcome was. She always believed in me and my capabilities and she motivated me to overcome any challenges I would face and she always right. My nana was always caring and loving, Everyone, who knew my nana in that two- storey brown and beige building loved her warm smile and company. I can still recall many amazing memories of her. Some of these memories to name a few were her amazing and delicious food. Every afternoon, during our weekend stayovers in Kuwait my nana would prepare for me my favourite reachado mackrels, goan sausages and pilau rice which I would enjoy with great taste. We were awakened every Thursday morning to her sweet voice singing praises to God and reciting her prayers aloud. My Nana passed on her devout Catholic belief to me by narrating countless bible stories during our afternoon naps together and taught me and my sister to recite the rosary every night without fail. Till recently, I and my nana would recite the divine mercy rosary every night and I continued to recite the rosary and pray for her when I knew she was critically ill like she did for me throughout my life. I am sure that many of you would agree that my nana was an amazing teacher. And, indeed she was. My nana tutored and moulded young minds to succeed in life. She was pivotal in my education as she was my favourite teacher. She took time and patience in teaching me how to read and write, she never hurried me to understand when I didn’t. She always took her time and she praised me by saying “very good, well-done baba” and she continued to do so with all my achievements. My nana received her education in Portuguese. I wanted to learn how to speak in Portuguese as I wanted to learn different languages. I was sitting in my room trying to find a course that taught Portuguese. My nana surprised me by saying she knew to speak Portuguese fluently and was willing to teach me and I was eager to learn as she was my favourite teacher. Every day we used to sit on our beds, and she would teach me Portuguese. I’m glad I learnt it from her as I am able to converse in Portuguese till today and will continue to learn in her legacy. My nana passed peacefully, as her byword was peace, forgiveness was her armour. She always praised the good in others and never spoke ill of anyone. In my nana last word’s she said to me “I am always with you, Jesus is always with you and to take courage” and I will take these words with me throughout my life. My dearest Nana you will surely be missed and remembered by all of us. We know that heaven has gained a true angel watching over us and interceding on our behalf. I truly believe you are with me everywhere I go and everything I do. I am where I am because of you. I love you nana and I will miss you a lot. Rest in eternal peace, my beautiful angel.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Selvio & Ellitta left a message on March 28, 2021:
In loving memory of our beloved Luciana mummy. You will be always cherished in our hearts. Selvio, Simona, Ross, Elyque, Ellitta.
Nolasco , Pamela and family left a message on March 28, 2021:
Our deepest sympathies. May her soul rest in peace.
Ninoshka Paes left a message on March 28, 2021:
My Deepest condolences to the family and May her soul Rest In Peace.
Ninoshka Paes left a message on March 28, 2021:
My Deepest condolences to the family and May her soul Rest In Peace.
Lianne Rodricks left a message on March 28, 2021:
You will be missed A Luciana. Enjoy the reunion with U Victor and my Parents. It's heartening to know you are in a better place away from pain and suffering.
Cirilo & Mina D'Silva left a message on March 28, 2021:
To the family of Luciana Gomes Fernandes We are sorry for your loss. Luciana, touched so many lives in her lifetime in a positive way and made a difference She will be missed but not forgotten.
Regina Ratos left a message on March 28, 2021:
Today and always, may loving memories of dear Luciana bring you peace, comfort and strength. And may the sorrow you feel in your hearts be lightened by the love that surrounds. Our heartfelt sympathies are with you always. With love and prayers, Regina Ratos and Children
Charles fernandes left a message on March 28, 2021:
Tia ,The impact you made in our lives will forever be emulated and appreciated. Rest in Peace Tia😢
Ledia Viena D'costa left a message on March 28, 2021:
Heartfelt condolences to Sharon and family. Rest in peace my loving Godmother.
Lovina Fernandes left a message on March 28, 2021:
In memory of Luciana Gomes Fernandes, Lovina Fernandes lit a candle
Monthi DSOUZA left a message on March 28, 2021:
May her soul RIP
Alex Fernandes left a message on March 28, 2021:
Dearest Sharon/ Savio, Sandra / Michael and Sebyson / Odelia, We offer our sincere condolences to you and your families and our prayers to God to comfort you. Aunt Luciana touched our lives with her love, honesty, kindness and concern and these fond memories will live with us always. May her soul rest in peace and Eternal Light shine upon her, Love from Alex, Pamela, Abner, Albertine, Joaquina, Cyril and Jennifer
Michelle & Franco left a message on March 28, 2021:
In memory of Luciana Gomes Fernandes, Michelle & Franco lit a candle
Michelle & Franco left a message on March 28, 2021:
May God rest her soul in peace! Our prayers and thoughts are with you all.
Irenia left a message on March 28, 2021:
Eternal peace grant unto Luciana mummy oh lord and let your perpetual light shine upon her. May her soul rest in peace. AMEN 🙏
Lina Dsilva left a message on March 28, 2021:
Wishing you all peace and prayers to bring comfort. Courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to cherish forever. With deepest sympathy Lina Dsilva and children
Kate Gulitashvili left a message on March 28, 2021:
Dear Joyce, My heartfelt condolences to you and your family. Remembering your wonderful mother and sending healing prayers.
JOSEPH GONSALVES left a message on March 28, 2021:
I pray to Almighty God to rest her soul in peace My sincere condolences to all the family members Amen
Simona De Sousa / Sinclare De Sousa left a message on March 28, 2021:
In loving memory of our beloved NANA, Love always Sinclare & Simona
Simona De Sousa / Sinclare De Sousa left a message on March 28, 2021:
In loving memory of our beloved NANA, Love always Sinclare & Simona
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Simona De Sousa / Sinclare De Sousa left a message on March 28, 2021:
In loving memory of our beloved NANA, Love always Sinclare & Simona
Agnelo Pinto left a message on March 28, 2021:
Rest In Peace Maxen
Gaby left a message on March 28, 2021:
Rest in peace aunty. You will be missed by all you have left behind.
John Fernandes left a message on March 28, 2021:
In memory of Luciana Gomes Fernandes, John Fernandes lit a candle
Marian, Tony and Kevin left a message on March 28, 2021:
Our deepest sympathies. May her soul rest in eternal peace. Love and prayers - Tony, Marian and Kevin
Bill & Jeanne ZACK left a message on March 28, 2021:
Dear Fernandes Families: We are so sorry for your loss; the loss of a mother is one of the hardest things in life. Joyce's mom was a very special and classy lady, and we know what a great mom she was to all of you. We are grateful, that we had the opportunity to briefly meet her and feel her positive energy and see her beautiful smile. She was wonderful loving and caring person to my brother Michael, who loved her dearly. Luciana is now with God and her beloved husband, at Peace. God Bless all of you. Love, Bill & Jeanne
Bernadette Pereira left a message on March 28, 2021:
“We never forget our loved ones, their memories live in our hearts…..” Luciana, we will never forget your warm affectionate smile and your loving kindness that you showed to everyone around you. May you rest in God’s arms eternally. Dear Joyce, Michael, Sharon, Domnic, Sebyson, Odelia and your families, Deepest Sympathy for your loss. Take consolation with the thought that you made your parents proud and celebrate their lives as you continue to live as their legacy. Lots of strength and courage at this difficult time. Love, Bernadette, Paulo, Leonardo
Vizy Dennis left a message on March 28, 2021:
In memory of Luciana Gomes Fernandes, Vizy Dennis lit a candle
Joe and Ann left a message on March 28, 2021:
You have departed, leaving your dear ones behind with your memories…It is difficult for your family to imagine their lives without someone who has been a strong support… May your soul Rest in Peace Aunty Louey.
Ida Dias left a message on March 28, 2021:
Our Heartfelt condolences to the family. May her soul Rest In Peace
Fraidy, Leena, Megan and Liam left a message on March 28, 2021:
RIP Aunty - You lived a good fulfilling life.
Eva rodrigues left a message on March 28, 2021:
My deepest condolences wishes to u n to the family may her soul rest in peace.
Joan Pereira left a message on March 28, 2021:
Dear Joyce , Sharon and Sebyson , I will miss your moms kind smile , her generous heart , not forgetting the smell of her delicious pulao ! She continues to live in you, each of you have her beautiful smile .
Nancy Gomes Paes left a message on March 28, 2021:
Our deepest condolences to Sabyson and family, Sharon and family and Sandra on the sad demise of your beloved Mom and our loving Auntie. In these moments of deep sorrow, we can share your grief and assure you that Aunt Lui is Peacefully resting in God’s heavenly Abode. May her beautiful soul RIP Amen.😥😥😥 Sorrowfully: Nancy/Hector/Halford/Ninoshka and Liam Paes.
vimi left a message on March 27, 2021:
"Death ends a life, not a relationship" You will be greatly missed by all of us. May God Grand You Eternal Rest. May You Rest In Peace In God's Greatest Kingdom.
Mila and Fly left a message on March 27, 2021:
May our Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time of grief. Please accept my sincere condolences.
claret fernandes left a message on March 27, 2021:
It was a pleasure to have known her in the past during our school days in Kuwait . A lovely woman calm and hospitable. The children were very lucky to have a mother like her ., God bless her and provide her peace till we meet . From my family Visia , Caden , crisdean and myself.
Zubin left a message on March 27, 2021:
Deepest condolences to Seby and his Family. May Luciana finally be at peace. Our thoughts are with you all. - Zubin, Sharella, Dee Dee & Augie.
Keegan and Nikita Noronha left a message on March 27, 2021:
we extend our deepest sympathies to you and your family. May the soul of your mother be at peace with our Heavenly Father.
Miranda Family left a message on March 27, 2021:
May her soul rest in peace.
Jackie left a message on March 27, 2021:
Dear Sharon, Seby, Joyce & your family Wishing you peace and comfort as you grieve. May your mum's soul rest in peace.
Anthony D'Souza left a message on March 27, 2021:
Heartfelt sympathies from Lydia and Tony. May Lucia soul rest in place. Seby, Odelia, Sandra and Edisa & Binder she is in a better place.
Sharon Fernandes De Souza left a message on March 27, 2021:
Miss you mum❤️
ADOLPH PEREIRA left a message on March 27, 2021:
With heartfelt sympathies and condolences, Eternal rest grant unto Luciana O Lord and may her soul Rest In Peace. Adolph and family
Edissa lobo Balvinder Singh left a message on March 27, 2021:
We will miss ypu
Glynis Gomes & fly left a message on March 27, 2021:
A fly is a circle of love not broken by a loss but made stronger by the memories. Our fly is forever blessed that God connected us to your fly. You have always taught us to be strong. Our deepest condolences and unending love to the families of Sharon, Sandra & Sebyson
Clara Desouza left a message on March 27, 2021:
Your mom will always be remembered in our hearts specially her kind deeds and always helpful to anyone in need. May her soul rest in peace .Amen Heartfelt condolences to her family members.
Josephine Rodrigues left a message on March 27, 2021:
Remember you as a wonderful person. My deepest condolences to the family and all your near and dear ones. May her soul RIP.
Nancy Gomes Paes left a message on March 27, 2021:
Dear Auntie, you will be greatly missed. We pray that God grants you Eternal Salvation of your soul and you Rest In Peace forever in God’s heavenly kingdom until we meet again. Amen.
Sabrina Lorenzelli left a message on March 27, 2021:
You and your family are in our heart and mind. Our condolences on the passing of your mother. Sabrina Francesco Leonardo and Rebecca.
Mcneil Fernandes left a message on March 27, 2021:
The loss of a Mother is such a great loss that can't be filled by others. Your mother was a smart and strong lady. God will keep her in peace. Heartfelt condolences to the family on your loss.
Bill & Jeanne ZACK left a message on March 27, 2021:
Dear Joyce & Michael, We are so sorry for your loss; the loss of a mother is one of the hardest things in life. Joyce's mom was a very special and classy lady, and we know what a great mom she was to all of you. We are grateful, that we had the opportunity to briefly meet her and feel her positive energy and see her beautiful smile. She was wonderful loving and caring person to Michael, who loved her dearly. Luciana is now with God and her beloved husband, so that's a good place. God Bless all of you. Love, Bill & Jeanne
Michael Hurley left a message on March 27, 2021:
Simply put, a wonderful woman!!
maureen martins left a message on March 27, 2021:
Dear Joyce and family, May the warm beautiful memories of your dear mom wash over you at this time and stay with you all forever. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Wishing you strength during this time and God's Grace always.
Pio & Adeline Gracias left a message on March 27, 2021:
May the soul of Mama Lui Rest In Peace
Woolley Boglioli Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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