ASHTABULA — Ernest “Ernie” Fedor, 85, of Conneaut, Ohio, passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 27, 2013, in the Hospice Unit at Ashtabula County Medical Center.
Born Jan. 10, 1928, in Monroe Township, Ohio, he was the son of the late John and Anna (Emery) Fedor.
Mr. Fedor was a Veteran of the United States Army 82nd Airborne, and also the Merchant Marines. He worked for Sears Department Store in sales for 44 years, and was the deputy director of the Ashtabula County Board of Elections for 37 years.
He was a member of St. Mary/St. Frances Cabrini Churches in Conneaut, the American Legion Cowle Post #151, the Monroe Athletic Club and had been a past member of the Conneaut Moose and Eagles Clubs. Ernie served as Chaplain of the Legion Honor Guard for many years.
He enjoyed baseball, which he played until he was 49, playing guitar, bowling, fishing in the Conneaut Creek and camping at Blue Bell.
Survivors include his son, Jeffery E. (Debra Guerini) of Conneaut; his daughters, Sandra Vickery of Conneaut, Beverly (Rafael) Fedor-Garcia of Fairview Park, Ohio, and Brenda (Wally) Warren of Panama City, Fla.; his brother, Edward Fedor of Conneaut; his grandchildren, Tammy (Rick) Allen of Conneaut, Stephanie (Chris) Kelley of Clayton, N.C., Mike (Shelley) Warren of Conneaut, Shelli (Todd) Sandberg of Columbus, Amanda Warren of Panama City, Fla., Maia Garcia-Fedor of Cleveland, Seth and Dylan Fedor and Cole and Ally Tattrie, all of Conneaut; 12 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lois A. Fedor in 1996; his son, Joseph Fedor; his sister, Julia Bellas; and brothers, John, Joe, William, Steve, Charles, Paul, Frank and Jim Fedor.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 31st, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 480 State St., Conneaut, with the Rev. Fr. Philip Miller presiding. Burial will follow in Kelloggsville Cemetery, Monroe Township, Ohio, with Full Military Honors provided by the American Legion Cowle Post #151.
Friends may call TODAY, Wednesday, Jan. 30th, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the MARCY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTER, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut, which is in charge of arrangements.
Contributions may be made to St. Mary/St. Frances Cabrini Churches or the Animal Protective League. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home and the Church.
Sign the guestbook at www.marcyfuneralhome.com and starbeacon.com.