– Edward F. Fydenkevez, 83, of 50
Reservation Road, Sunderland, died Wednesday
morning, October 30, 2013 in the VA Medical Center in Leeds. He was born in Hadley, MA,
November 24, 1929, the son of Frank and Katherine (Swinconek) Fydenkevez.
Edward was educated in Hadley schools and graduated from Hopkins Academy in 1948. He joined the US Marines and served in the
Korean War as a Staff Sgt. He
participated in the Assault and Seizure of Inchon and the Capture and Securing
of Seoul. After his discharge, he
graduated from Northampton
He was married to Laurie Bordeaux, August 7, 1954 in St. John’s Church
in Millers Falls.
They made their home in Hadley until 1987, then moving to Sunderland. Edward
worked at Pro-Brush, a division of Vistron in Florence, retiring as vice-president of sales
for Perstorp Corp. in Florence. He enjoyed sports, the Red Sox and the Patriots
and he was an avid gardener.
He leaves one son, Daniel Fydenkevez and his wife Deborah of
Lebanon, CT., three daughters, Katherine Jackson of Montague, Sharon Stockwell
and her husband Norman of Sunderland and Teresa Fydenkevez of Montague, one
brother, John Fydenkevez and his wife Jean of Hadley, two sisters, Mary
Bodzinski of Belchertown and Jean Fydenkevez of Hadley, three grandchildren,
Adam & Chad Stockwell and Kaitlyn Fydenkevez and Edward’s companion,
Elizabeth Waskiewicz of Reno, NV. He was
pre-deceased by one brother, Frank Jr. and two sisters, Victoria Zwirek and
There are no calling hours at the request of the deceased,
with private funeral services under the direction of the Wrisley Funeral
Home. Donations in his memory can be
made to G.P.S., 1013 Hospice Fund, VACWM, 421 No. Main St.,
Leeds, MA, 01053.
Expressions of Sympathy are available at