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Passed Away On: 2017-06-21 00:00:00

Fernando Velez passed away in San Jose at the age of 75.
He was born in Zapotlanejo, Jalisco, Mexico and lived in Hollister for less than a year with his daughter.
He was a purchasing agent for General Electric Nuclear Energy Division and the City of Palo Alto. He also taught at Chabot College.
He is survived by his children, Fernando Velez (Rosemary) of Watsonville, Debbie Malone of Hollister, Adrian Velez (Marisela) of Mexico, Danya Fernandes of Capitola and Daniel Velez of Hollister, his brothers, Jose Velez of Chowchilla, Octavio Velez of Hollister, David Velez of San Jose, George Velez of Modesto, Hector Velez of Fremont, Richard Velez of Modesto, Jaime Velez of Modesto and Eddie Velez of San Jose. He also has grandchildren, Fernando Velez VIII, Sandra Borba, Johnny Velez, Veronikka Velez, Danny Velez, Michael Malone Jr, Rosie Malone, Jacqueline Velez, Ariana Fernandes and Elise Fernandes and his great grandchildren, Makayla Velez, Lucas Velez, Daniel Jack Velez, Alyssa, Ava, Adrian, Elizabeth and Diana.
He is preceded in death by his son, Joseph Michael Velez.
His services will be on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Black Cooper Sander Funeral Home.