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Official Obituary of

Dorothy Florence Fedus

December 26, 1925 ~ March 26, 2024 (age 98) 98 Years Old

Dorothy Fedus Obituary

Dorothy F. Fedus, 98 of Colchester passed away on March 26, 2024, Born December 26, 1925, in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn, New York, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Rak) Los. Dorothy attended Newtown High School. She was a graduate of The College of Rochelle, Class of 1947. Dorothy earned her Master’s Degree in 1950 from Teachers College, Columbia University and her 6th Year Degree from Central Connecticut State University. Dorothy was a Certified Teacher in the City of New York, where she taught at Port Richmond High School and Bushwick High School. Dorothy also was employed as a Stenographer for the Socony Mobil Oil Company as well as a secretary for the Assistant Treasurer & Comptroller of Shell Chemical Corporation. On July 20,1960 Dorothy married Frank F. Fedus. Dorothy was Chairman of the Bacon Academy Business Education Department, where she taught Secretarial Studies for 25 years… typing, shorthand and office procedures, beginning in the original 1803 Bacon Academy building in the center of Colchester and then at Bacon Academy’s second location. During the Summer of 1962 Dorothy was recognized by the Commissioner of the Connecticut State Police for her typing and stenography help and expertise to tirelessly assist the Department in the murder investigation of a fallen officer.  Dorothy is survived by her son, John Fedus and his wife Carrie, along with numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. In addition to her parents Dorothy was predeceased by her husband Frank F. Fedus, brothers Albert Los, Stanley (Clarkie) Los; sisters Mary Los, Kathryn Strojny, and Stephanie Szlanda. Calling hours will be held at the Aurora McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Rd. Colchester, CT on Tuesday April 2, from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM. A Funeral Mass will take place the following day at the St. Andrew Catholic Church in Colchester, April 3, at 11 AM. Burial will follow at    Linwood Cemetery in Colchester.

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April 2, 2024

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Aurora McCarthy Funeral Home
167 Old Hartford Road
Colchester, CT

Funeral Mass
April 3, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Andrew Catholic Church (Norwich Avenue, Colchester, North Woods Community Clubhouse, CT)

April 3, 2024

Linwood Cemetery
Linwood Cemetery Rd
Colchester, CT 06415


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