Alexander Foti

Obituary of Alexander J. Foti

Alexander J. "Alex" Foti, 35 of Jamestown passed away at 2:26 pm Sunday, July 19, 2020, in the UPMC Hamot Medical Center, Erie, PA, following a canoeing accident on Saturday, July 18th. A lifelong area resident, he was born June 17, 1985 in Jamestown, NY, a son of Joseph A. and Michelle McGrath Foti. Alex was a 2003 graduate of Jamestown High School and had been employed at the Jamestown Bowling Company since he was 14 years old. He enjoyed growing up around the bowling company where he was a great help working in all aspects of the business. Alex was a natural athlete excelling as an excellent bowler, golfer and loved car racing. He loved going to Stateline Speedway hanging out with the crews and was a big supporter of Auto Racers for Kids. He also enjoyed taking part in all the activities at the Jamestown Bowling Company. Surviving are his parents, Joseph and Michelle Foti, two sisters; Kristin (Grant) Olson, Kate Foti, his niece, Isabella Olson and his companion and best friend, Megan Ludwiczak all of Jamestown. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Donald and Judy McGrath and his paternal grandparents, Joseph and Manuela Foti. Due to restrictions on public gatherings, a private service will be held in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Reggie Smith will officiate. Observing New York State guidelines on restricted room occupancies during COVID-19, a walk through visitation will be held from 4-7 pm Friday in the Lind Funeral Home. Masks are required at all times. Memorials may be made to the Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Rd. Jamestown, NY 14701 or to the American Cancer Society.
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