Bruce Fedor

Obituary of Bruce S. Fedor

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     Mr. Bruce S. Fedor, 63, of N. Utica, passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2024, at his home, with his loving family by his side.

     Bruce was born in Utica, on October 27, 1960, the son of Theodore and Carol (Roback) Fedor. He was raised and educated in Westmoreland and was a graduate of Westmoreland High School. On September 3, 1983, Bruce was united in marriage with Christine Gotte at the Church of The Annunciation in Clark Mills. At one time, Bruce was employed with Fedor Farm and B&F Dairy in Whitesboro, later with Steel Treaters Inc. in Oriskany and for 21 years, as a heavy equipment operator with the City of Utica DPW, retiring in May 2023. Bruce enjoyed tending to his vegetable garden, sitting in his garage and talking to his neighbors, was a huge Buffalo Bills Fan and parishioner of St. Mark’s Church, N. Utica.  He will be remembered for his many one line saying, his favorite being, “Morning Boe.”  Bruce’s greatest joy was spending time with his cherished grandson, Rawlings, who was the light of his life.

     Bruce is survived by his beloved wife, Christine; son and daughter-in-law, Jeffery and Elyse Fedor of Schenectady; cherished grandson, Rawlings; mother, Carol Fedor of Whitestown; brother, Glen Fedor of Whitestown; brother-in-law, Anthony Mould of Whitesboro; mother-in-law, Mary Lou LaClair of Troy; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Carolyn LaClair of Utica, Rebecca Hegel of Ballston Spa, NY, Jennifer Gotte-Bailey and her husband Alan of Houston TX and Michele Gotte of SC; cousin, David Alito of NJ; dear friends, Kevin Barefoot, who was like a 2nd son to Bruce, John Tyo, Luanne Peters, Bob and Beth Barron and their sons, Jimmy and Jason Barron, Scott “Yabo” Ellis, and the “guys at DPW in Utica, as well as dear friends and neighbors, Ron Vincent, Jackie and Jim Watson, Kurt and Serena Nellenbach, Vince and Melissa Hall, Chuck and Patty Cook and Deacon Richard Prusko, along with several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his father, Theodore; sister, Deborah Mould, father-in-law, John J. Gotte, Jr., and brother-in-law, John J. Gotte.  

     Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to Bruce’s memorial Mass of Christian burial on Saturday, January 27, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mark’s Church, 440 Keyes Rd., N. Utica. To honor Bruce and his love of the Buffalo Bills, please wear Bills attire to the service if you are able. The family will greet visitors at the conclusion of the Memorial Mass

     Those wishing to donate in Bruce’s memory, please consider, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105. ( or Anita’s Steven Swan Humane Society, 5664 Horatio St., Utica, NY 13502. (

       Bruce’s family extends their heartfelt gratitude to the nurses and staff of Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., for the wonderful care and compassion you provided to him.



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Memorial Mass of Christian burial

11:00 am
Saturday, January 27, 2024
St. Mark's Church
440 Keyes Rd.
Utica, New York, United States

Memorial Donations

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105. ( or Anita’s Steven Swan Humane Society, 5664 Horatio St., Utica, NY 13502. (
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