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William Fielding


Fielding, William

Funeral services for William
Fielding, age 63, of 422 Patterson Street, Apt 2, Ogdensburg.  Burial will
be in Cranberry Lake Cemetery. Calling
hours will be held on August 14, 2009 at Frary Funeral Home from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The
Elk’s will hold a ritual at 6:00 PM during the calling hours. A reception will follow at 7:30 PM at The Elk’s
Lodge on Caroline Street. Mr. Fielding
passed away on August 03, 2009 at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center.

Mr. Fielding is survived by three
daughters and their families, Kelly and Stephen Baker and their children Baileigh
and Delaney Baker of Cary, NC, Danielle and Patrick Gray of Potsdam, NY and
their children Madison, Connor and Mason, and Heather and John Pharo of
Raleigh, NC and their sons Gavin and Gage; his mother, Charline E. Fielding of
Northport, FL; two brothers, James E. Fielding of Rincon, GA and David W.
Fielding of North Baron, NY; along with several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Fielding was born on June 25,
1946 in Grosse Point, Michigan, the son of Wayne and Charline (Morris) Fielding.
He attended schools in Cranberry Lake (The last single roomed school house in
that area), Clifton-Fine, Massena, Potsdam and Norwood-Norfolk. He attended Mohawk Valley Community College
for two-trimesters before transferring and graduating from Canton A.T.C. He first married Carol Rowe and later married
Patti Perry but both marriages ended in divorce. He worked restaurants, hotels, and country
clubs in Alexandria Bay, Nantucket Island, Long Island, New York City and
Westchester County. He then moved back
to Northern New York to sell liquor and wine for S&K liquors, wine
merchants, and M. Litchmans/EBER Brothers Companies. He then worked for Watertown Restaurant
Supply, Renzi Bros., St. Lawrence A R C, and Wireless Works. He then managed radio station Country Q-102.9
until it was taken over by Martz Communications. While working for Martz Communications, he
was instrumental in introducing stations WYSX-YES-FM and WPAC 98.7 Super Hits
of the 60’s and 70’s. Through Martz
Communications he was also affiliated with Massena stations WMSA, 101.5 The Fox
and 94.6 The Valley along with the three stations out of Malone. 

 Mr. Fielding was active in
civic affairs; he was past president of Canton’s Jay CEE’s, Director of the
Greater Gouverneur Chamber of Commerce, and Past Exalted Ruler and Trustee of
Ogdensburg Elk’s Lodge 772. Mr. Fielding
especially enjoyed his friends at the Elk’s, Garage West and at Sunday
Services. He was a 30 year member of
Spruce Mountain Hunting Club in Cranberry Lake and most recently the deer hunters
club in Claire where he was known as “Fieldstone”.

In lieu of flowers, memorial
donations can be made to the National Hemophilia Foundation or The Elk’s
National Foundation.

5 Condolences

  • Beth Irvine Posted August 6, 2009 11:57 AM

    I am going to truly miss Bill! He was a wonderful person with a huge heart. We shared many great times at the Elks Lodge together. May he rest in peace!

  • Jim Fielding Posted August 12, 2009 2:19 PM

    As an older brother and a friend I was blessed and could have had none better. He will be truly missed.

  • Nancy Miller Posted August 14, 2009 12:39 AM

    I would give any thing to be with my cousins and Aunt charline at this time It has truly hit me that Cuz Bill is gone but as much as I loved him I know he is in a better place. I can see the big ship and all of us on the shore waving goodby to Bill until we can no longer see him but on the other side is Uncle Wayne waving Hello and Jesus taking him in his arms and saying welcome home DID YOU HAVE FUN while you were on earth. And I know Bill did have fun, God Bless you Cuz and until we meet again I LOVE YOU>

  • Nancy Miller Posted August 14, 2009 12:50 AM

    My dear Nephew Bill I will truly miss you and your wonderful gift of wit.
    Love Aunt Frances

  • Corky & Barb Burkheiser Posted August 14, 2009 1:38 PM

    Even though we didn’t see much of each other as adults, I will never forget the fun and good times we had when we were kids at Cranberry Lake, which I still talk about to this day. I loved you like a brother, may you rest in peace, our prayers are with you.

    Barbara & Corky Burkheiser

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