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Kermit L. Fitzwater

July 28, 1952 — January 10, 2021

Kermit L. Fitzwater, 68, of Camillus, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at his home. Born in Williamsport, PA, he was a graduate of Canton High School. Kermit spent most of his life in the building materials business and was employed with 84 Lumber, Stelican Lumber, Erie Materials and Lowe’s. He was a skilled carpenter and loved woodworking projects. Kermit was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and camping. He enjoyed spending time with his daughters and talking on the phone with his brother, Aldie. He loved watching football, golf and Syracuse Orange basketball. He also loved spending time with his dog, Archie.

Kermit was predeceased by his parents, Kenneth and Josephine Fitzwater; brother, LaRue Fitzwater; and sister, Audrey Johnson.

Surviving are his daughters, Sara (Joshua) Mitchell of Pennsylvania, Abbey (Jason) Short of Tennessee, Olivia (Joshua) Wyant of North Dakota and Meridith Fitzwater of North Dakota; grandsons, Dylan Mitchell and Connor Wyant; sister, Norma Jean Schmelzle; brothers, Alden (Rosemary) and Donald (Lynette) Fitzwater; longtime companion, Sylvia DeSantis and her family; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Private services will be held at a future date and time.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Helping hounds Dog Rescue at
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