William "Bill" J. Fedorko, a longtime Hermitage resident, passed away under hospice care at 5:27 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Garden Way, Hermitage, with family by his side. He was 85.
Mr. Fedorko was born Oct. 31, 1931, in Sharon, a son of John Paul and Mary (Mehalko) Fedorko.
A lifelong area resident, he was a graduate of Sharon High School and served in the U.S. Navy Reserves during the Korean Conflict. He retired in 1997 from Packard Electric Corp., Warren, Ohio, where he was employed for nearly 40 years.
Bill was a lifelong member of Church of the Sacred Heart, Sharon. He was also a member of the Sharon Carpo-Russ Club.
Bill and his wife enjoyed traveling and going to casinos.
His wife, the former Amelia J. Zeka, whom he married Nov. 21, 1959, in Church of the Sacred Heart, passed away July 9, 2015.
Surviving are: a daughter, Cynthia "Cindy" Hacker and her husband David A., Sharon; two sons, William E. Fedorko and his companion Lianne Greer, Hermitage; and John P. Fedorko and his wife Dana, Pittsburgh; a granddaughter, Elena Hacker and her companion Brad Bacon, Conneaut Lake, Pa.; a great-granddaughter, Aralyn Bacon; and his beloved dog, Buffy.
Besides his wife, Bill was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Helen Zandarski and Ann Cheplick; and two brothers, Albert M. Fedorko and John F. Fedorko.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Sharon Regional Hospice, 1955 Shenango Valley Freeway, Hermitage, PA 16148; or Strayhaven Inc., 94 Donation Road, Greenville, PA 16125.
William J. "Bill" , 85, Hermitage.
Calling hours: 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday (10-1-17) in J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY, Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Service: Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. Monday (10-2-17) in Church of the Sacred Heart, Sharon, with Rev. Thomas Whitman, pastor of St. Joseph Church, Sharon, as celebrant.
Interment: St. Mary's Cemetery, Hermitage.
Published on September 27, 2017