OBITUARY

Frederick S. Vorderer Jr.

June 23, 1929August 5, 2018
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Frederick S. Vorderer, Jr., 89 years, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018, at his home in Sudbury, MA, after a long illness.

For 60 years he was the beloved husband of Georgia (O’Connell); Loving father of Stephen Vorderer and his wife Renee of Northboro, Christopher Vorderer and Jeffrey Vorderer, both of Sudbury; Cherished grandfather of David of Boston, Kristen of Northboro, Elizabeth and Matthew Vorderer both of Sudbury; Loving brother of his late sister Janice and her husband Nick Lorson of Falmouth, MA, Arlene and her late husband Erving Mason of Cape May, NJ, Linda and Jack Kelley of Walpole, MA. He is also survived by his many nieces, nephews, and in-laws.

Fred was born on June 23, 1929, the son of Frederick S. Sr. and Teresa (Miller) Vorderer. He was an electrical major at Boston Trade H.S. (1943-47). He attended Northeastern University from 1952-1957, earning a B.S. in Business Management. He also received an Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering at Northeastern University in 1964.

Fred worked at John Hancock from 1950-1952 as a licensed electrician. He was employed at Raytheon as an Industrial Engineer for 6 years and at E.G. & G as a Senior Engineer for 12 years. He was self-employed for 40 years as an electrical contractor/engineer, retiring in 2015. He was always passionate about his electrical work and was dedicated to his employers.

Throughout the years, Fred was actively involved in hockey and golf. He played on the Northeastern University Hockey and Golf teams, won the Gallagher Cup twice during the annual alumni golf tournament, and played organized amateur hockey. Fred also was a volunteer youth hockey coach and a Referee in Chief during the 70’s and 80’s. In later years, he continued to enjoy playing hockey and golf with his sons and friends.

Fred and his wife, Georgia, enjoyed family celebrations throughout the years and vacations during the summers on Cape Cod and Maine. They also have fond memories of traveling to many European countries and Island resorts.

Visiting hours will be held 4-8PM on Wednesday, August 8th, at the Duckett-J.S. Waterman & Sons Home of Memorial Tribute, 656 Boston Post Road (Route 20), Sudbury, MA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11AM on Thursday, August 9th, at St. Anselm Church, 100 Landham Road, Sudbury. All guests are invited to meet directly at the church. Interment will follow at Mount Wadsworth Cemetery in Sudbury.

The family suggests memorial donations to St. Anselm Church or to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan Street, Suite B102, Danvers, MA 01923.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, August 8, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Thursday, August 9, 2018
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Frederick S. Vorderer Jr.

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Michael OConnell

August 7, 2018

I have always had fond memories of Fred . He was a standup guy who always had time for a friendly greeting. I am very fortunate to have known him. His strong family values were unparalleled . He is now where he belongs , in heaven with the angels. He and his family will always a special place in our hearts.. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.....

Lovingly, Michael O’Connell and family.....

JIm King

August 7, 2018

Jeff, Chris, and families,

My sincerest condolences on the passing of Fred. He was a terrific guy and an inspiration in so many ways. I always admired his energy and enthusiasm on the ice. I only hope that as time passes I can still enjoy the game and play with the same determination he did. He was an example to us all.

Beyond his great attitude, all of us that have played on Sunday morning owe Fred a debt for having run the ice for all those years. It is a thankless task that he willingly took on for the benefit of literally hundreds of skaters. We all are indebted to him for making Sundays such an important part of our week..

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