A funeral mass was offered Jan. 5 at St. Anthony Church for Ricardo (Ricky) Fernandez 48, of Old Bridge. He passed away suddenly on Dec. 26. He was born in Jersey City and lived in Union City before moving to Old Bridge several years ago. Ricky was a police officer for the Union City Police Department for over 20 years. He was a member of both the Union City and New Jersey State PBA. He was the son of Rafael Fernandez and the late Gladys Fernandez. Ricky leaves behind his wife Lillian (Rivera) Fernandez and children Marc Anthony and Isabella. He was the brother of Rafael Fernandez Jr., Julio Fernandez, Kathleen Collatrella and Elsida Mazariegos. He was the uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Services arranged by the Leber Funeral Home, Union City.