Lydia Fernandez, age 87 of Tampa died Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Mrs. Fernandez came to Tampa in 1963 from her native Cuba. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of over 40 years, Isidro. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Lydia & Richard Slaughter, sons, Isidro and Gustavo Fernandez; three cherished grandchildren, Paige (Michael) Hohos, Taylor Fernandez and Austin Fernandez; sister-in-law, Carmen Junquera and nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass for the repose of her Soul will be held Monday, 12:00 PM at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 4518 South Manhattan Ave Tampa, Fl. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery.