Julius Fedor 1926-2021
CAMPBELL — Julius Fedor, 94, passed away peacefully Friday, May 7, 2021, at Woodlands at Hampton Woods Nursing Home.
Julius was born June 4, 1926, in Campbell, to Susan Takacs Fedor and Joseph Fedor.
He went to school in New York City to study radio technology and returned to Ohio to work as an electrician at Packard Electric for his entire professional career.
In addition to working at Packard Electric, Julius was a jewelry maker. He studied jewelry making at Adamas Jewelry in Youngstown and built his own polishing machines to polish the rocks he used in his pieces.
Julius served in the U.S. Army during World War II, stationed in Germany in the IG Farben building, a building that was considered the Pentagon of Germany. His job was to create dossiers of German war strategists and share them with U.S. allies.
He loved going to flea markets, where he would collect eclectic pieces of electrical equipment.
He also loved to travel, having gone panning for gold in Alaska, Arizona and Colorado.
Julius was preceded in death by his two brothers, Andrew Fedor and Alexander Fedor.
He leaves to cherish his memory his sister-in-law, Mary Alice Fedor, with whom he spent countless hours talking at the kitchen table about his inventions and ideas, as well as countless family dinners with her, his brother Alex; and his niece, Alexis Fedor, with whom he shared a special bond from the moment she was born. Together they went on frequent outings together that included ice skating, lunches, and shopping at the Southern Park Mall.
The Fedor family has entrusted Julius’ care to Wasko Funeral Home.
Calling hours will be held 9:30 to 11a.m. Friday, May 14, 2021, at the Wasko Funeral Home, where closing prayers will be held at 11 a.m.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. Stephen of Hungary Catholic Church in Youngstown, with Rev. Joseph Rudjak officiating.
Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery.
Visit www.waskofamily.com to view this obituary and send Julius’ family condolences.