Fred lost his battle with lymphoma.
On September 20, 2017, of Sicklerville, formerly of Havertown, PA. Age 70. Best friend of Kelli Barth (Dennis). Devoted father of Odin (Jennifer), Michael, Matthew and Nicole Franquet (Jeffrey). Loving grandfather of Jackson, Grace "Slickster", Madison and Rawlings. Brother of Linda Patterson (Steven). Uncle of Patrick (USMC) and April. Special thanks to Don Metzger, Rich Dougherty, Ed George, Frank Krieger, Ryan Fleck (My "KW son"), Jeff Saul and Frank Potter for their support in my long tender at Liberty. Shout out to Lou Inglese for his loyal support and friendship as my Kenworth DSM. Also survived by his forever and loyal friends Reagan Beck, Carl Gansky, Karl Gontkof, Chip Miller, Mike Scheider and Jerry Southern and his four-legged loyal lad Jeter. Fred was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, entering as an officer and retiring as a captain. He also played football for the Marines. Fred was a graduate of Widener University. He worked for Liberty Kenworth in Swedesboro. There will be a Viewing from 6 to 9 P.M. Monday eve and 11 A.M. to 12 noon Tuesday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Service 12 noon Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment private. Family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Fred's memory to Marines Helping Marines, 512 Thornton Court, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 or to Brooklawn Legion Softball, 503 Route 130, Brooklawn, NJ 08030. Family and friends may share memories at