Gillooly Funeral Home

126 Walpole Street Norwood, MA


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    Fred Joseph Wobrock

    General Manager

    Frederick J. Wobrock has been a managing funeral director since 2008. Frederick's career in funeral service began at 16 years old, when he began working for the John J. Sanvidge Funeral Homes in Troy and Clifton Park, New York. Upon his graduation from the Hudson Valley Mortuary Science program, he served his apprenticeship and subsequently earned his New York Funeral Director's License in 1996.

    In 2001, Frederick graduated from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in human resource management. In 2004, Frederick moved to Boston and worked in Kenmore Square, Boston's North End, for J. S. Waterman & Sons Funeral Service, and then in Wellesley, where he would become manager. Frederick earned his Massachusetts Funeral Director's License in 2004.

    He is a member of the board of directors of the Norwood Circle of Hope Foundation. He is a member of the Norwood Rotary Club, Norwood Gridiron Club, Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Society of the Friends of St. Patrick. He is a former board member of the Wellesley Chamber of Commerce and former longtime member of the Algonquin Club in Boston's Back Bay.

    Frederick was born and raised in Troy, New York. He has one sister and is also a proud uncle to his nephew and niece.