Frederick W. Rich, 81, of Lady Lake, FL, formerly of Moultonborough, NH, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2017, at his home. Mr. Rich retired as a manager of Installation and Maintenance for Nynex, which later became Verizon, after 30 years of service. He was a native of Everett, MA, born to Frederick Harold Rich and Dorothy R. Donovan Rich. Fred served his country proudly in the US Army during the Korean War. He was an antique car buff, belonging to many car clubs through the years. A professional drummer for 32 years, Fred was also the bandleader for the Fred Williams LTD Band. He enjoyed skiing, motorcycling, snowmobiling, golf, solving crossword puzzles and boating.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his beloved wife of 33 years, Judy, his son Kevin D. & Gretchen Rich of Melrose, MA and their children Callie & Darby, his daughter Linda G & Walter Kor of North Reading, MA and their children Melissa, Colin & Ashley, mother in law Jessie Halpin of W. Ossipee, NH and sisters in law Jane & Joel Smith of Concord, NH and Sheila & William Woods of New Hampton, NH.
The family suggests memorials in Fred’s name to Cornerstone Hospice, 2445 Lane Park Road, Tavares, FL 32778 or to the charity of your choice. You are invited to share your memories with the family at www.baldwincremation.com.