Frederick L. Hoosick
Frederick L. Hoosick, 88, husband of Caroline T. (Maylum) Hoosick of
Maple Street, Middleton, passed away peacefully in his home on March 21,
in Montville, CT, the son of the late John M. and Jeanne (La Vallie)
was raised in Northfield and was a 1945 graduate of Greenfield High
graduation he joined the U.S. Coast Guard and served at nine Coast Guard
Stations across the United States including Hawaii. Following his tour
of duty he eventually relocated to Andover where he met his wife.
Educated at Merrimack College, he earned a Liberal Arts degree and
continued his education at various schools to earn an Industrial
engineering degree and devoted the greater part of his career working
for Raytheon Corporation in the missile system division.
Frederick loved to travel and explore New England with his wife and
children. He was attracted to area history and cultural sites with a
special interest in lighthouses and railroads. He and his wife traveled
throughout much of the West while visiting their son residing in Idaho.
Later in life he grew passionate about gardening and ornamental
landscaping creating beautiful flower gardens around his home.
addition to his wife Caroline of sixty-five years he is survived by two
sons, Stephen Hoosick of Middleton and Christopher Hoosick and his wife
Alene, ID; a
daughter, Andrea Hoosick and her fiancée’ William Stevens of S.
Hamilton; a sister Patty Bronsdon and her husband Ben of Jupiter, FL;
six grandchildren, Leah, Ryan, Anna, Ryan, Rachel, and Haley, and a
great grandson, Bryce. He was predeceased by a son, Andrew S. Hoosick.
words can express how much Fred will be missed. He will be in our hearts
forever. As our father would often say at the end of each conversation,
“And that’s all that’s fit to print.”
funeral service with Military Honors will be held 11 am Thursday, April
21 in the Oakdale Cemetery, Maple Street, Middleton. Family and friends
are respectfully welcomed. Arrangements are under the direction of the
Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich.