Funeral Arrangements for New York Journalist, Mr. Douglas Fidler, Finalized

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Hopewell Junction, NY - January 12, 2015 - 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 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.