OSWEGO, NY – Chet A. Fantom, 51, a resident of Oswego, passed away Friday, April 6, 2018, at the Upstate Medical University in Syracuse.
Born in Oswego, he was a son of the late Robert and Judy (Farley) Fantom.
He had attended local schools, graduating from Oswego High School.
Chet will be missed at Raby’s hardware store, where he helped countless customers for more than 30 years.
He could always be depended on to help solve any problem for anyone who walked through the doors.
Mr. Fantom was an avid sports fan.
When not taking his friend’s money in a fantasy football league, he could be found rooting on his beloved Los Angles Rams.
He was an incredible storyteller, leaving those lucky enough to be in earshot in stitches with his great tales.
His friends and family remember him as one of the most generous people you could ever meet, always putting others ahead of himself.
Above all, Chet was a family man, who cherished spending time with those he loved.
He was devoted to his pride and joy, grandson Mayson.
Surviving are his wife of more than 30 years, Kim (Bateman) Fantom; his daughter, Alexa Fantom; and grandson, Mayson of Oswego; two sisters, Shelly (Tim) Fantom and Wendy Anthony; four brothers, Paul, Bill and Fred (Trish) Fantom and Bobby Fantom; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral mass will be held Wednesday, April 11, at 10 a.m. at St Mary’s Church.
Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Friends may call Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Dowdle Funeral Home, 154 E. Fourth St.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of choice.