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FREDERICK HOYT JORDAN

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JORDAN, Frederick Hoyt Of Sherborn, MA, died suddenly at his home on October 22, 2012. He is survived by his wife Jennifer, sons Jake Frederick and Samuel Joseph and daughter Ali Elizabeth. He is also survived by his parents, Joseph and Diane Jordan of Duxbury, MA, his brother, John M. Jordan of Charlotte, VT, and his sister Deborah Casey of Newburyport, MA and several nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Born in Stoughton, MA, Fred lived in Needham, MA, attending school at Hillside Elementary and then graduated from Weston High School, MA. He graduated from Amherst College in 1982 where he excelled as a varsity soccer goalie, sang with the Amherst College Glee Club as well as the Zumbyes a capella group. He was awarded an MBA from the Tuck School of Business Administration (Dartmouth College) in 1988. He married Jennifer Jacobsen in August of 1988. The family has lived in Sherborn for the past 19 years. Talented musician, Fred played the clarinet, oboe, guitar and piano and sang with a local a capella group, "The Works", for many years. He had a tremendous love of all sports and was well known in Sherborn for the many teams he coached in soccer and baseball. He was deeply devoted to his three children and spent many hours with them in a number of assorted athletic activities. He was active in the Sherborn community, volunteering and serving on several boards. Fred worked for the Forum Corporation up until 1998 when he took up the full time job of fathering his children. After returning to college to get his Masters Degree in Education, for the past two years Fred worked as a fourth grade teacher in the Field School in Weston, MA. He was well loved by his students and admired by his fellow teachers. A memorial service will be held at Carter Memorial United Methodist Church, 800 Highland Ave., Needham on Saturday, October 27th at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to World Vision, P.O. Box 9716, Federal Way, WA 98063-9716 or Dover Sherborn Boosters, P.O. Box 1268, Sherborn, MA 01770. For obit, or to share a memory of Fred please visit www.eatonfuneralhomes.com Eaton Funeral Home 781-444-0201

Published in The Boston Globe from Oct. 25 to Oct. 26, 2012
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