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FINAL FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR NEW YORK-BASED BROADCAST JOURNALIST DOUGLAS FIDLER!

Hopewell Junction, NY—
Renowned Broadcast Journalist, Douglas Fidler, has died. Mr. Fidler made his transition after a lengthy illness on January 7, 2015, at The Mid Hudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, New York. Funeral arrangements are as follows;

 

                                 VISITATION 
Date and Time:  Friday, January 16, 2015 – 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

 

                    ETERNITY FUNERAL SERVICES
                           725 East Gun Hill Road,
                               Bronx, NY 10467

 

                                    REPAST
Date and Time:  Friday, January 16, 2015  – 6:00  pm to 10:00 pm
                        WEMBLEY ATHLETIC CLUB
                             550 East 239th Street,
                                 Bronx, NY 10470
                  FUNERAL SERVICE and VIEWING
                  Date and Time:  Saturday, January 17, 2015
                     Viewing:            9:00 am to 10:00 am
                     Service:            10:00 am
                                             POUGHKEEPSIE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
                                                               2381 New Hackensack Road,
                                                                 Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
                                                        POUGHKEEPSIE RURAL CEMETERY
                                                                    342 South Avenue,
                                                                Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Douglas Fidler was a prominent member of the Jamaican North American Community. For many years, he  as a distributor of The North America Gleaner, after taking over the reigns from his father, Mr. Keith Fidler. Dougs (as he was affectionately known), was also one of the community’s main News Journalists. Beginning with Clinton Lindsay, Douglas then joined forces with The Gil Bailey Show on W.N.W.K. and W.P.A.T. and then as a freelance reporter on several Jamaican radio programs; he was insightful, affable and highly informative. Known for his intellectually stimulating presentations, Douglas’ news contributions were among the popular features of the radio shows he served.
He will be greatly missed by his wife Novlet, sons Brandon and Jordan, daughter, Tiffany, grandchildren, Giorgio, Gianni and Andre, father, Keith Fidler, sisters Jewel(Darden), Kamla (Vaughn); nephews, Kraig ,Kevin, Brenton and Brycen, niece, Brianna; Uncles, Franklyn(Louis), Courtney (Val) Aunt Sybil, Carl,  Dorolyn;  brothers-in-law, Edward Darden, Keith Vaughn, Kurt Muschette; Uncle Roy and Aunt Babs (Alexander),  Aunt Roswitha and Linda; Michelle Knight, nieces,  cousins, and many friends who will cherish his memory.

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