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Joseph James Fredericks Jr.

July 24, 1923November 16, 2020
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Joseph James Fredericks Jr, 97, of Weehawken, passed away on Monday 11/16/20. He was born in and a lifelong resident of Weehawken. Joe served in the US Army from 1943-1946. From 1944-1946 he was deployed to the European theater of operations with the OSS (Office of Strategic Service) Joe retired from the Weehawken Fire Department after 35 years of honorable service. His last 3 years of service were as Provisional Deputy Chief . He was a 45 year volunteer with the American Red Cross, a life member of the VFW and member of the OSS Society. He served as president to both the Weehawken Firemen Exempts and FMBA Local #26. He was a faithful member of St. Lawrence Parish.

Joe was predeceased by his beloved wife Anne (Maloney) Fredericks. He was the devoted father of Joseph Fredericks of Middletown, Janice Fredericks of Weehawken and Steven Fredericks of Toms River. Joe was also the loving grandfather of Ellen Wilson, Steven, Ryan, Kristen, Kelsey Fredericks and great grandfather to Mason Wilson. He is survived by his brother Raymond. He is predeceased by his parents Jeanette and Joseph J Fredericks Sr , his siblings Harold, Eileen, and Allan Fredericks

The funeral will be on Saturday 11/21/20 at 8:30am from the Leber Funeral Home in Union City thence to St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church where at 9:30am a funeral mass will be offered. The entombment will follow at Madonna Mausoleum. The visitation will be on Thursday 11/19/20 from4 to 7pm and Friday 11/20/20 from 3 to 8 pm.

For those desiring, a donation may be made in his memory to the VFW Oulton Kraft Post 1923, 309 Park Ave, Weehawken, NJ 07086.

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    Thursday, November 19, 2020

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    Friday, November 20, 2020

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    Saturday, November 21, 2020

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    Saturday, November 21, 2020

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marianne & fred lorenz

November 19, 2020

We are very sorry to hear of Joe's passing. He was a very special man. We had many conversations with him about growing up in Weehawken, and the "old days". He will be missed. The Lorenzes

Jeanette Fogg Watson

November 18, 2020

Rest Easy Uncle Joe, You are at peace with Nan's, Poppy Aunt Ann Uncle Harry and many others. You were an incredible man, whom I'll never forget did the best Donald Duck impression. We love You
Jeanette, Jason and Zachary

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