Walter L. Bresett, age 66, of Ogdensburg NY, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday December 25, 2018. There will be no services per his wishes. There will be a private burial service in spring 2019. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg.
Walt was born on October 20, 1952, in Ogdensburg NY, the son of Murray and Sophie Bresett. He graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy, joined the United State Navy in 1973 and was honorably discharged after serving for two years. Walt was employed with the City of Ogdensburg until he retired in 2013.
Walt is survived by his wife Paula Bresett; his daughter Misty Fishel and son-in-law, Justin, step-daughter Michelle Fortin and her husband, Al Fortin, step-grandchildren, Erin and Matthew Fortin; grandchildren, Quinn and Torey Fishel, brother, Michael Smaciak, SC; brother, Kevin Hughes, TN; sister, Tammy Keith, TN and many cousins, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by mother, Sophie Bresett; father, Murray Bresett, and sister, Charmaine Beaird.
Walt was an avid outdoorsman who loved canoeing, cross-country skiing, and camping but his greatest love was that of hunting. He loved to spend time at his hunting camp and in the woods. Walt found great joy in lending a hand to friends and family.
Donations may be made in Walt’s name to Syracuse VA Medical Center Voluntary Services 135, 800 Irving Ave., Syracuse, New York 13210.