Jesse "Jess" Ferdula


Jesse Thomas Sweet Ferdula, 49, on March 23, 2018, went to climb mountains with his Dad, Richard, Brother Joey and Terry Bustos as guide. Born August 27, 1968 the son of Richard and Sharon Stone Sweet, he was a graduate of F.S.C.S class of 86.

Jesse worked at UCP, but enjoyed much more his work as a licensed land surveyor for J. R. Engineering in Colorado Springs, CO. Coach as Jess was known by his kids from 45-8, was happiest teaching kids the game of football. Jesse coached more than 20 years in Frankfort and Colorado Springs.

Jesse is survived by his mother Sharon, step father Joseph T., the two special blessings in his life, his daughter Jessa Rose and his son Jake, they were a gift. He also leaves his brothers and their wives, John and Kim, James and Missy and Justin and Elizabeth, so very many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and a special brother Mike Hart. He was predeceased by his father Richard and brother Joseph.

Jesse's funeral service will be held Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 4:00 PM from the Whiter Hendrix Funeral Home, Inc. 100 Otsego St. Ilion with Pastor Brian Engle officiating, friends may call Saturday from 1-4.

Sharon and family would like to give love and thanks to so many people who are part of our lives and who took the journey with us, Jim Fraker spirit guide and the prayer warriors in Colorado Springs. Pastor Brian Engle and the Mohawk Reformed Church prayer chain for all the strength they gave us, the ICU angels, Doctors, Nurses and staff at Bassett, Cooperstown for the love and compassion shown to Jesse.

In lieu of flowers please consider a gift toward awards for Pop Warner players and cheerleaders at FSCS.

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Giving your kids back is the hardest job a parent is asked to do. I love you Jess, Mom.