Paul A. Felder, 73, Redwood

REDWOOD, NY – Paul A. Felder, 73, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 26, 2020, at his home on County Route 1.

Born January 27, 1947, in Miami FL, the son of Donald and Delores Rosie Felder, he graduated from Alexandria Central High School.

He was a career dairy farmer, co owner with his brother Charlie, of Don Dee Dairy Farm, on Barnes Settlement Road.

He married Eunice Gappell Heath on Oct. 26, 1979. Mrs. Felder passed away Feb. 15, 2013.

He is survived by his son Scott (Kim) Felder, three  stepsons, Leon (Shelly) Heath, Alexandria Bay,  Dean (Debra) Heath, Redwood  and  Paul (Renee) Heath,  Redwood, three step daughters, Mrs. Dean (Katrinka) Smith, Redwood, Sandra (Angie Messina) Heath, Fort Meyers, FL and Mrs. Joel (Patricia) Hollis, Alexandria Bay; two brothers, Charles (Alice)Felder, Clayton and Timothy (Chris) Felder, Redwood; 14 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren; and his longtime friend and companion, Mary Ellen Nelson.

A stepson, Harold E. Heath, and an infant sister, Judy Felder, predeceased him.

Special thank-you to Hospice care givers Chris, Andrea, Rachel, Denise and Gary for their tender and loving care.

Calling hours will be held 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29. The service will begin at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Allan Ferguson officiating. A celebration of life reception will follow at the Alexandria Bay Municipal Community Hall. Spring burial will be in Barnes Settlement Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County or the Alexandria Bay Fire Department.

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