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  • George Fejko

  • Mr. George Fejko, 82, of Sterusky Road, Little Falls, town of Manheim, passed away on Monday, May 27, 2013, in St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica.

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  • Mr. George Fejko, 82, of Sterusky Road, Little Falls, town of Manheim, passed away on Monday, May 27, 2013, in St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica.
    George was born on Oct. 26, 1930, in Hicksville (Long Island), a son of the late George and Mary Fejko. In his younger years, he attended Richfield Springs schools, but then attended Herkimer schools and was a graduate of the class of 1949.
    On Feb. 11, 1956, George joined in marriage with the former Marsha Lee Collis in St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church of Little Falls. George and Marsha enjoyed nearly 42 years of marriage before her passing on Jan. 10, 1998. The couple shared a special bond with one another, and they were always there for each other with love and support.
    He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1953 until 1955. George was the owner and operator of George Fejko Cattle Trucking in Little Falls. At one time, he and his wife worked at the Pennsylvania Egg Carton Corporation, formerly located in Herkimer. He was a member of Holy Family Parish, East Herkimer Volunteer Fire Department and the town of Manheim Planning Board.
    George is survived by his loving daughters, Mary Jean Keyser and her husband, Richard, of Little Falls, JoAnn Bellinger and her husband, David, also of Little Falls, and Ann Marie Ade, of Palm Coast, Fla.; his grandchildren, Nicole Keyser, Wayne Congdon, Stephen Congdon, Cheryl Johnson and Allan Ade; a sister, Helen Sherwood, of Manlius; along with many step-grandchildren and cousins. His wife, parents, and a brother, John, predeceased him.
    Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects at Enea Family Funeral Home, 220 N. Washington St., Herkimer (866-1011), on Sunday, June 2, 2013, from 5 until 8 p.m. His funeral will begin on Monday, June 3, from the funeral home with prayer at 9:15 a.m., followed by his Funeral Mass, celebrated by the Reverend Thomas Lawless, at 10 a.m. in Holy Family Parish Church, Little Falls. Procession will follow to Calvary Cemetery, West German Street, Herkimer, where he will be laid to rest next to his beloved Marsha. Full military honors will be accorded.
    Those wishing may contribute in George's memory to the American Heart Association, 120 Lomond Court, Utica, NY 13502. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
    The family is being served by Kevin E. Enea, funeral director, Enea Family Funeral Home. To leave a message of condolence, please visit our website at www.eneafamily.com.

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