Fernando P. "Freddie" Travers

Born: Sat., May 31, 1924
Died: Tue., Sep. 24, 2013


3:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sun., Sep. 29, 2013
Location: Short, Williamson & Diamond

Funeral Mass

10:00 AM Mon., Sep. 30, 2013
Location: St. Peter's Church

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TRAVERS, Fernando P. “Freddie” of Cambridge,  entered into rest on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at home, surrounded by his loving and caring family. Freddie was a retired letter carrier retiring in 1986 from the United States Postal Service.  Beloved husband of the late Helen A. (Grando) Travers.   Dear and devoted father of Patricia A. Welin and her husband, Frank of Dunbarton, NH.  Brother of the late Edward Traves.  Loving grandfather of Deborah Pelletier, Eric Welin and his wife, Melissa and Jason Welin and great-grandfather of Kathryn Kingsbury, Caleb Welin, Nicholas and Trevor Pelletier.  Dear uncle of Linda McCarthy, Gloria Filipek and Buddy Traves.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Freddie’s visiting hours in the Short, Williamson & Diamond Funeral Home,  52 Trapelo Road, BELMONT, Sunday, Sept. 29 from 3-6 p.m. His  funeral will be from the funeral home on Monday at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in St. Peter’s Church, 100 Concord Ave., Cambridge at 10 o’clock.  Interment with military honors in the Cambridge Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers,  contributions in Freddie’s memory to National Fragile X Foundation, www.fragilex.org  would be sincerely appreciated.  Late U.S. Navy Veteran of WW II  receiving the Victory Medal, American Area Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific Ribbon and the Purple Heart. Late member of the Letter Carriers Association, VFW, Post 1272, Waverley and the DAV Post #10. www.swdfuneralhome.com

Charitable donations may be made in Fernando's memory to the following organization:

Fragile X Foundation

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jean DeSantis
   Posted Thu September 26, 2013
Dear Eric, Melissa and Caleb,
we are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers now and forever.
Lots of Love, Ron and Jean

Cathy & John Stevens
   Posted Fri September 27, 2013
Pat, Frank, Debbie, Eric, and Jay -
Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at this time. May memories of your Dad remain in your heart and bring you peace.
Love, Cathy, John & Joe

   Posted Sat October 05, 2013

So sorry to hear of your loss.

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