CHARLOTTE - Lt. Col. (Ret. USAF) Frederick J. Altiere, 90, passed away May 9, 2011, at the Robin Johnson House, Dallas.
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He was a fighter pilot in WW II and was a member of the "Flying Tigers." He retired after 27 years of service with the Army Air Corps and United States Air Force.
Full military graveside services will be at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D. C.
Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Altiere family.
Published in Gaston Gazette on May 12, 2011