George H. Fredette Obituary

Date of Birth:

Sunday, February 21st, 1926

Date of Death:

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Funeral Home:

Boucher Funeral Home
110 Nichols Street
Gardner, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES


George Henry Fredette, 85, of 34 Middle Road, Gardner died Wednesday, June 8, 2011 in his residence surrounded by his family following a long illness.

Born in Gardner on February 21, 1926, he was the son of the late Hector and Jeannette (LeBlanc) Fredette.

George was a pipe fitter employed for 45 years by Royal Steam Heater of Gardner, retiring in 1991. He was a member of Local #4 Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Union of Worcester.

George graduated from Gardner High School with the Class of 1944.

He was a United States WWII Navy Veteran and received the World War II Victory Medal, the American Theatre Medal, the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Medal and the Philippine Liberation Medal.

George was a Call Firefighter for the City of Gardner for 30 years, and retired December 31, 1986 as Call Captain. He was a Third Degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 396 of Gardner, a member of the V.F.W. Ovila Case Post 905 of Gardner, the American Legion Post 129 of Gardner and a member of A.A.R.P.

His hobbies included golfing, bowling and walking. He also enjoyed football and baseball.

George leaves his wife of 60 years, Stazy R. (Cyganiewicz) of Gardner; one son, Stephen L. Fredette and his wife Patricia of Gardner; one brother, Raymond H. Fredette of Alexandria, VA; one granddaughter, Nicole P. Ogert and her husband Carl of Baldwinville; one great-granddaughter, Mckenna N. Ogert; one nephew, Paul Fredette and several cousins.

Funeral Services will be held Monday, June 13th from the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner with a Mass at 11:00 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Church, 358 Pleasant Street, Gardner. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery, Gardner.

Calling hours in the funeral home will be Sunday, June 12th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Gardner Relay for Life, 350 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01604.

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