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In Memory of

Consuelo Maria Fernandez

November 26, 1928 - November 24, 2016

Obituary


Consuelo Maria Fernandez, better known to everyone as "Chelo" was 87 years old when she passed away on November 24, 2016 (Thanksgiving day) at her home in the company of her children. Chelo was born in Havana, Cuba to Maria Cid and Enrique Atienza. She was the 2nd of 5 siblings; Catalina, Valentin, Enrique and Hedivia. In 1974, Chelo emigrated to the United States with her husband Dr. Jose Manuel Fernandez, and her 5 children; Consuelo, Jose, Enrique, Jorge and Alberto Fernandez. Once in the US and after spending a few months in Miami with...

Consuelo Maria Fernandez, better known to everyone as "Chelo" was 87 years old when she passed away on November 24, 2016 (Thanksgiving day) at her home in the company of her children. Chelo was born in Havana, Cuba to Maria Cid and Enrique Atienza. She was the 2nd of 5 siblings; Catalina, Valentin, Enrique and Hedivia. In 1974, Chelo emigrated to the United States with her husband Dr. Jose Manuel Fernandez, and her 5 children; Consuelo, Jose, Enrique, Jorge and Alberto Fernandez. Once in the US and after spending a few months in Miami with her siblings and parents, Chelo and her family moved to Houston, and this has been her home since.

Chelo was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She was kind and loved everyone. Her style distinguished her wherever she went because everyone praised her fashion sense. At home, she loved decorating, cooking and gardening.

Chelo is survived by her children, Consuelo, Jose, Jorge, and Alberto; her grandchildren, Veronica, Celeste, Triana, Lily, Izel and Albert Fernandez and her sister Hedivia Gonzalez

Pallbearers will be Jose, Jorge, Alberto and Irazu Fernandez, Amiris and Aaris Alcover, Mario Robau and Carlos Hernandez