Fred passed on to Jesus August 24, 2013 in Foresthill, Calif., surrounded by his loving family. Fred was born and raised in San Francisco. He was a respected businessman in Pacifica for more than 35 years and moved to the community of Foresthill in 2001.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Shirley; their children Sue, Sheryl, Steven (Mary Ann McGinn), Scott, Sallie (Ed Whitsett); grandchildren Tim, Katie, and Patrick Petersen, and David Whitsett.
A Celebration of Fred's Life will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, September 21, 2013 with Mass at St Theresa's of Avila, in Auburn. The family asks that, in lieu of flowers, donations in his name be sent for Mass intentions or Elijah's Jar of Foresthill.