FULTON, NY – Frederick E. “Ted” Bidwell, 83 of Palermo, passed away at his home on Wednesday December 4, 2013.
He co-owned, operated and was vice president of North End Paper Mill in Fulton retiring in 1991.
Ted was also an independent masonry contractor for many years.
He enjoyed hunting and was founder of the Eight Point Club in Addison, NY.
Ted was predeceased by his wife of 55 years, Carolyn Grassi Bidwell, in 2006.
Surviving are his four children, Fred Bidwell Jr. (Sharon) of Palermo, Mary Ann Czyz (Randy) of Baldwinsville, Tom Bidwell (Carol) of Palermo and Teresa Eggert (Fred Mellini) of Fulton; a brother, Francis “Butch” Bidwell (Connie) of Palermo; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions are encouraged to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, Mass. 02241-7005.
Foster Funeral Home, Fulton has care of arrangements.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.