OBITUARY

Harold L Fossum Jr.

June 11, 1933September 6, 2020

Harold L Fossum Jr., of Bradenton, Florida, passed away on September 6, 2020, at the age of 87. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, on June 11, 1933.

Harold started out life as being a famous triplet. Being born in 1933 as a surviving triplet was not commonplace. Harold and his sisters were featured in the local newspapers of the time. He often talked about going places, with his sisters when they were children, and being recognized as “those famous triplets.” Later in life, Harold became a Master Model Railroader, who won awards for his artistry and attention to detail. Over the years, he belonged to different model railroading groups in both New York and Florida. In addition, Harold always enjoyed learning the latest technology. He was one of the first in the family to own an iPad. He also taught computer basics to other seniors at the local community college in Palm Bay. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He was especially fond of any opportunity to go out to breakfast; sit, talk, eat, and drink coffee.

Harold is survived by his son Adolph Fossum (Marilyn), his daughter Janet Miesner (Scott), his sons Charles Fossum (Marie), and Edward Fossum (Carole). As well as 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, his loving baby Sister Janet Roccisano, and stepsister Joan Lawrence. Harold is preceded in death by his wife Ana Mejias Fossum, as well as his mother Rose Fossum, his stepmothers Jeanette and Mary Fossum, his father Harold Sr., his two sisters Rose Rita Nelson, Barbara Fossum, and his two stepbrothers John Wipf and Alex Wipf. As well as one angel baby daughter and three angel baby great-grandchildren.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, September 18, 2020

  • Celebration of Life

    Saturday, September 19, 2020

  • Reception

    Saturday, September 19, 2020

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