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Services Announced For Yonkers Detective Killed In Accident

Detective Frank Fernandez
Detective Frank Fernandez Photo Credit: Yonkers Police Department

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Funeral services will be held for the Yonkers police detective who was killed when his SUV collided Sunday, Feb. 14, with a firetruck.

Visitation for Frank Fernandez, 45, will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, and from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at the Whalen and Ball Funeral Home, 168 Park Ave., Yonkers.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, at Monastery Church of the Sacred Heart, 110 Shonnard Place, Yonkers.

Burial will take place at Mount Hope Cemetery in Hastings-on-Hudson.

Fernandez, who was married with two children, had been with the Police Department for 15 years. He was a “well-respected member” whose “passing is a major loss to the YPD family,” Police Commissioner Charles Gardner said in a previous report in the Daily Voice.

Four firefighters who were on the truck were slightly injured in the crash, which is still under investigation.

To read the Daily Voice article, click here.

The funeral home can be reached at (914)-965-5488.

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