Waterford - John Edward Fratus Jr., 67, of Paula Lane, passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at his home after a lengthly illness.
John was born July 17, 1945, in New London, the son of John Edward Fratus Sr. and Ann Lucille (Hewlett) Fratus.
He retired from the Waterford Post Office after 37 years as a letter carrier, then was a paramedic for Lawrence & Memorial Hospital.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Ellen (Coleman) Fratus.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday at the Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home, 48 Grand St., Niantic. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Jordan Cemetery, Boston Post Road, Waterford.
A full obituary will appear in Wednesday's edition of The Day.
Published in The Day on Nov. 20, 2012