Thomas Walter Fidoe

SALEM – Thomas Walter Fidoe, 88, died at 11:55 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 at the Salem Regional Medical Center.

He was born Jan.31, 1931 in Salem, the son of the late Thomas E. and Lenora (Smith) Fidoe.

He retired in 1990 from the Chrysler Corporation where he was a manager for 11 years. He previously owned the An-Doe Tool and Die. He was a 1949 graduate of Salem High School, attended the Salem Trades Class and later taught the Trades Class for eight years. He was a member of Salem First Christian Church and the Lions Club.

His wife, Caresse G. (Cozza) Fidoe whom he married Feb.9, 1949 preceded him in death on Feb.12, 2012.

Survivors include a son, Gregory Fidoe of Canfield; a daughter, Wendy Taylor of Altoona, Pa., and Kathie Sabatino of Salem; 15 grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, one great great grandchild and a brother, Harry Fidoe of Hammond, La.

Besides his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Stella Earth and Maxine Whitmen.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Leonard Moore officiating. Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Hope Cemetery.

Tom’s obituary may be viewed, and condolences sent online at www.starkmemorial.com.