SPRINGFIELD, Vt. -Terry Ordinetz, of Warners New York, passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at St Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Syracuse New York one day before his 65th birthday.
His memory will be celebrated at the 4 p.m. Mass on Saturday, April 22 at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Springfield Vermont. You are invited to join the family for refreshments and memories at the Parish Hall immediately following the Mass.
He was born in Springfield on March 29, 1952 and graduated from Springfield High School in 1970. He proudly served in the US Navy for nine years and was later employed at FM Global for 28 years.
He taught religious education and was the bulletin editor for several Catholic Churches in the Syracuse area. He was very involved in his community; he was a Fire Commissioner of the Warners-Memphis Fire District and wrote the newsletters for the Camillus Erie Canal Society and MasterWorks Chorale. He coached Little League Baseball, was an avid Red Sox fan and most of all, loved spending time with friends and family.
He is survived by his wife, Eileen (Dougherty), his mother Joyce Ordinetz of Springfield, Vt., brother Steve Ordinetz (Christine) of Dalton, N.H., sisters Sue Ordinetz (John) of Corinth Vt. Vickie Neiduski (Gary), West Windsor Vt. and niece Rachael Whittemore, West Windsor Vt. His father, Tony Ordinetz, predeceased him in 2002.
The funeral was held on April 5 at St. Augustine’s Church in Baldwinsville NY followed by a private burial.