Williamsville --- Dr. Fedele “Fred” J. Goi of Williamsville died Saturday, October 3, 2020 in the Houghton Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility. He was born on January 8, 1935 in Newark, NJ, a son of the late Joseph and Frances Sposato Goi.
Dr. Goi was a veteran of the United States Army serving for a brief period after he graduated High School. Afterward he graduated from Rutgers and Temple University where he received his Ph.D. He was a former employee of Buffalo State College serving as the Director of the Counseling Center.
He loved antique cars, his Italian heritage, M&Ms and most of all his family. His sense of humor will be greatly missed and he will never be forgotten.
Surviving is a daughter, Amy Chiu (Thomas) Ricketts, his beloved grandchildren, Olivia Chiu, Sean Chiu, Matthew Chiu, Bridget (Kyle) Miller, Brittany (Ronald) Baer III, Samantha Thomas, seven great-grandchildren, his siblings, Anne Marie Gasser, Florence Henderson-Leone, Joanne (Peter) DiNicola, Elsie Burton, James (Gail) Goi, a brother-in-law, Henry Komoniewski, his ex-wife and good friend, Rosemarie (Gogo) Goi, his special friend and care giver, Linda Meadow, many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a sister, Dolores Komoniewski.
A private gathering will be held at Kopler-Williams Funeral Home, 21 N. Genesee Street, Fillmore. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Memorials if desired to: Kalieda Foundation/Cardiac Rehab, 415 Tremont Street, N. Tonawanda, NY 14120 or the Fillmore Rescue Squad, PO Box 238, Fillmore, NY 14735
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