Ferdinand “Fred” Squitieri

Ferdinand “Fred” Squitieri

MINETTO — Ferdinand “Fred” Squitieri, 86, of Minetto, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, peacefully at home with his family by his side.

Mr. Squitieri was born in New York, New York, the son of the late Anthony and Alvira (Pastena) Squitieri and had been a resident of the Oswego area for most of his life. He was a member of the IBEW Local No. 43 for more than 50 years. He was an electrician at the International Paper, Oswego for many years before his retirement.

He was an honorary member of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 227.

Fred enjoyed drawing, painting artwork, carpentry, fixing things and most of all he had a great sense of humor. Above all, he loved spending time with his family.

Fred is survived by his wife of 58 years, Patricia “Pat” Familo Squitieri of Minetto, and their children Selene Squitieri of Florida, Anthony (Roz) Squitieri of Camillus and Timothy (Sandrine) Squitieri of Florida; his grandchildren, Cassidy Squitieri and F. Austen Squitieri; his siblings, Annette DeCare of Syracuse and Al (Anne) Squitieri of Fulton; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his siblings Hope D’Agostino and Rose DeRenna.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Minetto.

Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday at the Sugar Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego.