Frederick Louis Neils, Jr., 68, of Middlefield, devoted husband of Susan (Lewis) Neils for 46 years, passed away on Thursday, February 14th at Middlesex Hospital. Born in New Britain, he was the son of the late Frederick and Annamae (Jankovich) .
Fred lived in Middlefield for the past 46 years and owned and operated Fred Neils and Sons Plumbing and Heating. He was a "jack of all trades" building houses, boats, barns, etc. and was an avid saltwater fisherman.
Along with his wife, Fred is survived by his son, Frederick "Rick" Neils of Middlefield. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his daughter, Robin Neils.
Many thanks from the family to the Hospice and Palliative Care Unit at Middlesex Hospital for their wonderful care.
Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, friends may make donations in Fred's memory to the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, 103 Vision Way, Bloomfield, CT 06002. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.doolittlefuneralservice.com.
Doolittle Funeral Home, 14 Old Church Street, Middletown will be handling the arrangements.