Eugene E. Friske, 85, of Phoenix, passed away Friday at Crouse Hospital. A longtime resident of the Phoenix area, he was a graduate of Fulton High School. Eugene spent 28 years in the US Air Force, serving as an air traffic controller and achieving the rank of chief master sergeant before retiring in 1984. After retiring from the Air Force, he was the executive officer for the Oswego County Board of Realtors, a position he held for 20 years.
Eugene was predeceased by his wife, Umeko, in 2017; sister, Judith Kent; and brothers, Edward and Roger Friske.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Services will be private at this time. Eugene will be laid to rest in Greenlawn Cemetery, Warners.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the McHarrie Life Foundation, 7740 Meigs Rd., Baldwinsville, NY 13027.