Hauer, Frederick W. "Fred" (Rick)
Avon-Hartford, CT: March 17, 2014 at age 72. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Doris Hauer of Windsor, CT; son, Steven (Janet) Hauer; daughter, Diane Hauer (James Rossé); grandchildren, Megan, Anna; mother, Irma Hauer formerly of Avon; brothers, Edward (Mary), Gary (Marge) Hauer. He was predeceased by his father, Carl W. Hauer. Fred served in the US Navy
during the 1960s. For the last 10 years he has worked at Coherent in Bloomfield, CT as a Staff Development Engineer. Throughout his career he held 20 patents in RF Engineering.
Family and friends are invited to call Sunday 2-4 PM at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 350 Genesee St., Avon. His Funeral Service will be held following calling hours at 4 PM. His Graveside Service will be held Monday at 11 AM at the Avon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Harry & Helen Gray Cancer Center, 85 Retreat Ave., Hartford, CT 06016.