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Chief Warrant Officer 2 Fernando Maestre, of Yorktown, died Friday, May 1, 2015, at the age of 70.
Born in La Habana, Cuba, he ws a resident of the Peninsula since 1968, where he started and operated the family accounting business, F&L Enterprises, until he retired in 2012 after 27 years. Fernando served in the U.S. Army for 15 years with service during the Vietnam War. He retired in 1982.
As a member of the Knights of Columbus, he was a fourth degree knight and a past grand knight of Council 5480. He was also a member of the Cuban Maristas Alumni Association and CNU Alumni Association. Fernando also served as a volunteer at Mary Immaculate Hospital.
Fernando was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Lourdes.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Luisa S. Maestre; daughter, Teresa Mummert and her husband, David; son, Fernando Maestre Jr.; and grandchildren, Maria Lourdes Mummert, Ana Silvia Mummert and Johnathan Antonio Bradley Mummert.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Roman Catholic Church. Immediately following at 6 p.m. will be a Mass of the resurrection celebrated by the Rev. John David Ramsey. Interment will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 7, 2015, at Peninsula Memorial Park.
The family wishes expressions of sympathy to take the form of contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the Wounded Warrior Project.
Please leave online condolences for the family at Berceuse Funeral and Cremation.
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