In Celebration of

Alexander Fodor

June 10, 1930 -  May 20, 2021

Alexander (Sándor) Fodor, 90, died on May 20, 2021, in Montreal.

Born on June 10, 1930 in Hungary, Alexander attended the University of Leningrad, and, after arriving in Canada in 1957, earned a Ph.D. from Université de Montréal. In 1963, he married Ottilie Douglas and they raised two children during their marriage of 30 years. He taught Russian literature at McGill University until he retired to his farm in the Eastern Townships in 1993, where he pursued an eclectic range of interests, including apiculture and short story writing.

Alexander is survived by his partner of 26 years, Aniko Deczky Hill, his children Nicholas and Caroline, and his granddaughter Lola.

A memorial service will be held in the fall.
Donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Montreal.

Expressions of sympathy can be shared by clicking the link to sign the "Guestbook" here below.


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Maria Mailath (friend)

Entered May 23, 2021 from Verdun

Alex will be missed by many of his friends,
His good humor at witty reactions were highly appreciated always,
Rest in peace, God bless

Suzanne Kovacs & Michael Litwin (Friend)

Entered May 23, 2021 from Montréal

Our sincere condolences to Aniko and family on the passing of Alex. He was a good man and will be missed by all those who knew him.

Irene Saharov (friend and former student)

Entered May 23, 2021 from Beaconsfield Quebec

Dear Aniko,
My most sincere condolences to Aniko, Caroline and Nicky. I will always remember Alex as a friend. , who told funny stories and had an infectious laugh. May he rest in peace.

Marika Roy (Friend)

Entered May 23, 2021 from Westmount

My heartfelt condolences to Aniko, his long time friend , and to his family. I have many nice memories of Alex mainly at Pigeon Hill, where he saw many of his friends. May he rest in peace.

Alex and Jeannie Moosz (Friend)

Entered May 23, 2021 from Baie-d'Urfe

Dear Aniko, Our sincere condolences in the sad news of Alex's passing. He was a gentleman always with an infectious laugh. May he rest in peace and may the happy memories heal your heart.