Theodore A. “Ted” Fiorito Jr.

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 1 January 2023 at 2:30 pm

FANCHER – Theodore A. “Ted” Fiorito Jr., 87, died December 31, 2022 in the Orchard Manor Rehab and Nursing Center following a long illness.

He was born August 11, 1935 in Albion to Theodore and Angeline (Passarell) Fiorito, Sr. and was a lifetime resident of this area.

Ted was a United States Marine Corps veteran and served during the Korean War era. He served over 65 years as a firefighter and over 41 years as a commissioner for the Fancher, Hulberton and Murray Fire District. He also served over 38 years as Chairman of the Board for The Fancher, Hulberton and Murray Fire Department. He was a founder and member of the Orleans County Fire Chiefs’ Association and served two years as President and 15 years as Secretary/Treasurer. Ted was also a retiree of Eastman Kodak, Co. and owned and operated Upstate Fire Equipment.

Mr. Fiorito was predeceased by his son, Theodore A. Fiorito, III.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Frances; his children, Angela Fiorito of Irondequoit, Mary Jo LoTurco of East Rochester, and Joseph Fiorito of Spencerport; his brother, Fred Fiorito of NYC; grandchildren, Jacob, Joel and Richard; and great-grandchildren, MacKenzie, Brody and Jared.

His calling hours and funeral service will be held in the springtime with burial in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Murray Joint Fire District, 7 Thomas St., PO Box 495, Holley, NY, 14470 or Supportive Care of Orleans, 14080 Rt. 31 West, Albion, NY, 14411.

Ted’s arrangements have been entrusted to the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Home of Holley.  To share a special memory of Ted, please visit: