Robert G. Fitch

December 31, 2012  

ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y.  —   Robert G. Fitch, 89, Syracuse, and long-time summer resident of Alexandria Bay, died Saturday, Dec. 29, at the VA Medical Center in Syracuse.

Born March 5, 1923, in Syracuse, the son of Erwin and Eva Barton Fitch, he was educated in Syracuse schools. He served in the United States Army from June 22, 1943, until Feb. 2, 1946. 

He married Anne Bookman on May 16, 1948, at St. Patrick’s Church in Syracuse with Fr. Robert J. Casey officiating. Mrs. Fitch passed away on Jan. 5, 2010

Robert was the president of Syracuse Frame Service Inc., Syracuse, retiring in 1985. 

He was a member of the Liederkranz Club in Syracuse, the Alexandria Bay Rotary Club, and the Oswego (NY) Elks Club.

Surviving are his sons, Donald R. and his wife, Mary, Oswego, and Frederick R, with whom he had resided in Syracuse; and a granddaughter, Chelsea Fitch. 

A sister, Catherine Perry, and three brothers, Clifford, Richard, and Donald, predeceased him.

Memorial contributions may be made in Robert’s name to the Alexandria Bay Rescue Squad, in care of Frederick Fitch, 101 Avoca St., Syracuse, NY 13204.

Arrangements are with Costello Funeral Home, Alexandria Bay.

Information provided by Costello Funeral Service and, Watertown