Robert F. “Fritz” Veeder, age 53, died of injuries sustained in an ATV accident on Saturday, August 22, 2020.
Fritz was born in Montour Falls on April 24, 1967, a son of Gary F. and Agnes Veeder. He graduated from South Seneca High School and had worked at Hartman’s Welding in Waterloo, traveled with a rigging company and most recently at Pine Tree Farms and in construction. Fritz was an avid and accomplished guitarist, a hobby that he loved.
He is survived by a daughter, Diamond Veeder of Clover, SC; father, Gary (Lorraine) Veeder of Waterloo; stepfather, Rick (Judy) Jacot of Lodi; brothers, Gerald “Duce” Veeder of Interlaken and Dennis “Buck” (Kristen) Jacot of Garner, NC; sisters, Sally Bollin and Sharron Smith of California and Tanya Lewis of Waterloo; stepsiblings, Samuel Lanza of Niagara Falls, Michelle Cieri of Waterloo and Lisa Lanza of Oregon, his grandmother, Nancy Caniff of Lodi and girlfriend, Kimberly Mathys of Interlaken, along with several nieces and nephews. Fritz was preceded in death by his mother, Agnes Jacot; and infant brothers, Gary Allen Veeder, and Stephen Michael Jacot.
The family will receive friends from 11:00am to Noon on Friday, August 28, 2020 at the Ovid Federated Church, a Memorial Service will then follow at Noon, officiated by Pastor Rob Mellgard. Masks and social distancing protocols will be in place at the church. Prayers of committal will be held privately at West Lodi Cemetery. Kindly consider a donation in Fritz’ memory to South Seneca Ecumenical Food Pantry, PO Box 340, Ovid, NY 14521
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South Seneca Ecumenical Food Pantry
PO Box 340, Ovid NY 14521