Obituary: Emily Catherine Fedorko, 16, GHS High Honors Student, Athlete

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Emily Catherine Fedorko. Photo, Bosak Funeral Home.

Information from Bosak Funeral Home

Emily Catherine Fedorko, age 16, beloved daughter of Joseph Michael Fedorko Jr. and Pamela Gagne Fedorko passed away tragically in a boating accident in Greenwich on August 6, 2014.

Emily was scheduled to begin her junior year at Greenwich High School.  She was a high honors student and an active gymnast and lacrosse player at the high school.  In earlier times she was a cheerleader for the North Mianus Bulldogs.  She had a sweet voice and appeared in theater productions at Greenwich High.

An excellent swimmer, Emily had a Certificate of Personal Watercraft Operation and this summer took a safe boating and personal watercraft course.  She had also recently obtained her drivers permit.

Emily had close knit family and many friends in Greenwich and in Westbrook, where her family spent summers.  She will be greatly missed by all.

Emily received all of her sacraments at the St. Clement Parish and recently completed much community service there.

In addition to her devoted parents she is survived by a brother, Joseph Patrick, a sister, Kelsey Rose, paternal grandmother Rosemarie Fedorko, Trumbull, and maternal grandparents Catherine and Paul Gatesman of Ludlow, MA.  Also, Uncles Douglas Fedorko and wife Joyce, Huntington; Michael Fedorko Sr., Easton; Aunt Linda Bonitati, Trumbull; Uncles Peter Gagne and wife Tracey, Georgia, and John Gagne and wife Christina, Georgia.  Cousins Elizabeth, Cynthia, and Mary, Trumbull; Michael Jr. and Curtis Fedorko, Monroe; Sean, Andrew and Michael Gagne, Georgia.  Also, cherished relatives, Arlene & Gerald Millbauer, Easton; and other Millbauers, Franklins, Hauswirths, and canine friend, Bailey.

She was predeceased by her paternal grandfather, Joseph Fedorko Sr.; her maternal grandfather, Arthur Gagne; and her maternal step-grandfather Mark Coffey.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, August 11th at 11:00am at St. Clement Church, 535 Fairfield Avenue, in Stamford, CT. Interment will follow to Putnam Cemetery, in Greenwich, CT.

Donations can be made in her memory to the: Emily Catherine Fedorko Foundation, PO Box 72, Cos Cob, CT 06807.

The Fedorko family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Bosak Funeral Home, 453 Shippan Avenue, Stamford, CT.

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