Fredric H. Carmichael

Fredric Carmichael, 82, formerly of Miller Road, Barre, VT died, at the Regency House of Wallingford, CT. Born June 11, 1931, in Northfield, VT, he was the son of Herbert and Verna (Hotham) Carmichael. He attended Barre schools and graduated from Spaulding High School in 1950.On February 28, 1953, he married Claire Rousseau in Barre City where they made their home. They moved to Connecticut in 1955. Claire died in November 1992 in New Britain, CT. On October 23, 1993, he married Marilyn (Murray) Christie in Barre and they resided on Miller Road until Marilyn's death in June 2012. Fred moved back to Connecticut in August 2012 to be closer to his daughters. Fred worked on various Farms in his youth. He worked for Black and Decker in Berlin, CT as an assembler for 37 years, until his retirement in 1993. Fred enjoyed dancing, fishing, bowling, wood working, golfing, cribbage, tending his nature trail and spending time with his family. His memberships included St. Monica Catholic Church, the Southington and Barre Moose Clubs and the Montpelier Elks Club. Fred was preceded by his two wives, son Philip Carmichael, Step-Son, Ronnie Christie, his daughter Judy (Carmichael) Casey. His survivors include his daughter Cathy T. Carmichael of Naugatuck, son-in-law, Edward Casey of East Hampton, step-daughters Brenda Collins and her husband of Barre and Donna Rouleau and her companion Stephen Keene of South Barre, and his step-son, Jerry Christie and his wife Lois of North Randolph; as well as six grandchildren, Jason Carmichael, Joseph Carmichael, Joshua Carmichael, Michael Casey, Sean Casey and Matthew Carmichael as well as six step grandchildren. Additional survivors are his sisters Mary (Carmichael) Fernandez and Sandra (Carmichael) Voorhees, three great-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren and other family too numerous to list. Fred was truly blessed. Friends and family may call at the Spencer Funeral Home 112 Main St. East Hampton, CT on Wednesday April 23rd from 6PM until 8PM. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Monica Catholic Church in Barre VT on Friday April 25th at 11AM. Burial will follow in the Wilson Cemetery in Barre VT. Memorial contribution may be made to the at www.alz.org/ct. To leave online condolences please visit www.spencerfuneralhomeinc.com.

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Spencer Funeral Home
112 Main Street East Hampton, CT 06424-1135
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Published in The Hartford Courant from Apr. 20 to Apr. 21, 2014