Longtime resident of Natick and Framingham, peacefully passed away at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, on February 15, 2021, at the age of 64.
Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Fernando was the son of the late Fernando Urea Pire and Angeles Cuesta Sanz. A beloved husband to Denize Meirelles of Framingham, he is also survived by his devoted daughter, Tabatha Oliveira Urea, also of Framingham, his loving brother, Jose Antonio Urea of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and loving sister, Maria De Los Angeles Urea Cuesta of Madrid, Spain. He also leaves behind his nephews; Rodrigo de Agustin Urea, Alejandro de Agustin Urea, and Marcus Felipe Morgado Urea, his niece, Maria Fernanda Morgada Urea, as well as an extended family ranging the U.S., Brazil and Spain.
Fernando attended college and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications at Casper Libero University in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where he had a passion for the art of Journalism. With a near encyclopedic memory, Fernando had a pension for recalling events, facts, and dates with incredible accuracy.
Working as a Medical Interpreter, Fernando served the medical field for many years. He was always learning new skills and acquired several certifications and accreditations along the way, including those from Cambridge College.
Music was an integral part of Fernando’s life, and he constantly shared that gift with those around him. Be it through suggesting music, or playing his own, Fernando could often be found singing or playing his guitar. He developed a deep love for the arts and film, as well as the written and spoken word.
While battling multiple life-threatening illness’ over the last few years, it was Fernando’s immense strength and drive that helped him overcome many hospitalizations. No matter how dire the circumstance, Fernando fought to overcome the odds for himself and his family, time and time again.
His strength will forever serve as an inspiration to his family, friends, and anyone who had the pleasure to meet him along the way.
Services for Mr. Urea are private. For guestbook, please see www.everettfuneral.com.
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