Aug. 2, 2012
Gordon Matthew Fernandez Sr., 71, of Makawao, Maui, original owner and longtime operator of Weldrite Welding Inc., died at home. He was born on Maui. He is survived by son Gordon M. “Moki” Jr., daughters Dezinell N.N. and Theresa N., hanai son Bobby Gomes, brother George E. Jr., sister Diana M. Kuala‘au, and seven grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.