TILTON - Bruce E. Fred, 65, of Tilton, formerly of Keene, died Friday morning, Nov. 1, 2013, at the New Hampshire Veterans Home following a period of declining health.
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Born Dec. 12, 1947, in Keene, he was the son of Walter and Ellen (Fairbanks) Fred.
Mr. Fred was a 1965 graduate of Monadnock Regional High School.
He served in the U.S. Air Force, achieving staff sergeant ranking.
Mr. Fred had been employed as a custodian for Monadnock Regional High School and was a stock clerk for National Grange Mutual Insurance Co.
He was active in the Swanzey Little League.
Mr. Fred is survived by his sister: Hilda E. Berlinguette of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Gary L. Fred.
SERVICES: There will be no public calling hours and services will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Fred's name to New Hampshire Veterans Home, 139 Winter St., Tilton, 03276-5415 or
Massachusetts/New Hampshire 5 Bedford Farms Drive, Suite 201, Bedford, 03110.
Fletcher Funeral Home and Cremation Services (www.fletcherfuneralhome.com) 33 Marlboro St., Keene, 03431 has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.
Published in Union Leader on Nov. 7, 2013