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Peter M. Findeis

January 14, 2018

Peter M. FindeisPeter M. Findeis III, 58, of Dexter passed away at home with his family by his side on Sunday, January 14, 2018.

Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown on Wednesday, January 17, from 4 - 7PM. A prayer service will be at the funeral home on Thursday, January 18, at 9:15AM followed by the funeral mass celebrated at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church at 10AM with Rev. Jonas Tandayu, pastor, presiding.

Pete was born in Tom's River, NJ on May 31, 1959, son of Peter M. Findeis II and Elizabeth Ollemar. He began his education in New Jersey, the family then moved to Cape Vincent, and he graduated from Thousand Islands High School. On June 22, 1985 he married Evelyn F. Cleary at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church.

He began his career in maintenance at Dexter Elementary School in July of 1980 and retired from the General Brown School District in 2015. Pete was a communicant of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church. He was a motorcycle enthusiast. He enjoyed building, repairing, and especially riding with his dog, Pip, who loved to ride with his "dad." He built and raced RC cars, was self-taught on building and repairing small engines, and was well versed in computers. He loved to play the guitar, and enjoyed building and selling various guitars and music equipment.

Along with his wife, Evelyn, he is survived by his twin daughters, Amber Skye Findeis and Brittany Storm Findeis, both of Dexter; two sisters and their spouses, Elizabeth and Marty Cumoletti of Watertown and Colleen and John Pender, of Brownville; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In lieu of flowers Peter's family would like memorial contributions in his name to the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 7, E. Syracuse, NY 13057. Online condolences to his family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com


#12 Judy Agar 2018-01-23 14:27
Sorry for your loss, Pete was a great guy.
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#11 Karen Sandford 2018-01-18 08:27
I am very saddened to hear of this loss. Evelyn, Brittany, and Amber; do your best to ease your sorrow by replacing the sorrow with the good memories. I have making a donation to the American Cancer Society.

Rest In Peace Mr Findeis. My sincere condolences.
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#10 Linda Arik 2018-01-17 19:28
Evelyn so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayer are with you and your family.
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#9 Mary McIntosh 2018-01-17 19:08
So sorry for your loss, I have your family in my Prayers.
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#8 Linda loomis 2018-01-17 16:31
Evelyn and her family my deepest sympathy you are in my thoughts and prayers
Linda and Lucy
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#7 Donna Mosier 2018-01-17 13:34
Evelyn, Brittany, and Amber, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers, deepest sympathy and thoughts are with you. May God, family, and friends comfort you in your grief and may good memories bring you peace. Donna Mosier
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#6 shannon mahoney 2018-01-17 12:37
I'm so sorry for your lost Evelyn. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the girls. I'm here to support you in any way I can. Take comfort in your memories and love you share.
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#5 Diana Gault 2018-01-17 11:24
I'm so very sorry to hear of Pete's passing. He was a good friend many years ago, when we were just teenagers and his family moved to Cape Vincent, just down the road from us. My deepest sympathy and prayers to all his family.
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#4 Alberta LaShure 2018-01-17 08:52
Sorry for your loss Evelyn .Your in my thoughts and prayers ....Alberta
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#3 Donna Chidester 2018-01-16 20:26
So sorry for your loss, Evelyn and girls. I am praying that you will find comfort and peace. A donation will be made to American Cancer Society.
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