Fredirick W. Arndt
Fredirick William Daniel Arndt passed away on Wednesday December 8, after losing his battle with Parkinson’s disease at Norwalk Hospital. Born on December 5, 1934 in Waterbury, CT to Curt and Margaret Arndt. He is survived by his sister Hannelore (Lorie) Seely of East Hampton, his brother Richard and his wife Cheryl of Clinton, CT, his nephew Steven Domin and his wife Gail and their children Ben, Meghan and Rob of West Suffield, Ct. Fred grew up in Waterbury and West Hartford, CT, graduating from Hall High School in 1952, and the University of Connecticut in 1956 with a BA in Finance. Fred then went onto the Air Force serving in Vietnam from 1961-1962. He joined the New York Air National Guard, retiring as a Colonel in command of the Direct Air Support Squadron (DASQ). Fred joined American Airlines in 1965 retiring in 1994 and then worked for Net Jets for 10 years. Fred was a Mason @ Acacia Lodge #85 as well as a Sphinx Shriner and also a Jester. A Memorial and a Masonic service will be held at the 1st Congregational Church of Greenwich, where Fred was an active member. The service will be on Tuesday at 11:30 A.M. 108 Sound Beach Avenue, Old Greenwich. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Boston Shriners Hospital Patient Transportation Fund @ Shriners Hospital for Children 51 Blossom Street Boston, Mass 02114-2699
- Memorial Service & Masonic Service Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Fredirick W. Arndt
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December 20, 2010
In addition to what I wrote yesterday, I believe I knew Alan Wayne who lived in the same apt. complex as Fred. If it is the same Alan, he was married to Joanne at the time and was in the reserves. The four of us often double dated going into NYC to the ballet, opera, dinners, etc. If you read this Alan, feel free to email me, maybe you remember me. We all loved Fred.
Currently in Phoenix, lived in Port Washington until 1973.
December 19, 2010
My sincerest sympathies to the Arndt family. I knew Fred very well '65-'67 when I worked in the AA flight office. We "went together" for a year and a half, we even were engaged for a short time. I loved his folks, spent much time with them and Fred (great memories of a fun Tanglewood outing). Think I met Lorie once. Fred & I were in contact in '85 for a short time. I had hoped to see him one more time but that was not to be. I truly did care for him. He really was the LOML.
Marcia Kennedy, Phoenix, AZ
December 16, 2010
To the family, I only learned this morning (December 16) of Fred's passing after battling this horrible disease for several years. Please accept my sincerest condolences. He was a neighbor in Port Washington who became a good friend with whom I shared countless laughs, good times, and observations over the years as we both worked in the airline business. He had a great career as both a commercial and miliary pilot. A wonderful guy with a big heart,and a big sense of humor.
La Quinta, California
December 12, 2010
Sincere sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your brother. I'm sure your parents welcomed him with open arms.
Hope to see you at Avery one of these days.
December 11, 2010
Fred was a joy to know and love. I was proud to call him brother for so many, many years.