Federick E. Kellogg
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Retired Westport Police Officer
Federick E. Kellogg, age 77, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 15, 2014 at Connecticut Hospice, Branford. Fred was born on December 3, 1936.
Fred lived his early years in New Canaan, Norwalk and Long Island. In 1950, Fred and his family moved to Westport where he enrolled at Staples High School, graduating in 1954. Following graduation, he served in the U.S. Navy from 1954 to 1957 as a 2nd Class Petty Officer stationed in Barcelona, Spain and Norfolk, Va. In 1961 Fred began a distinguished career in law enforcement at the Westport Police Department working in the patrol and marine division before retiring in 1996 as a Sergeant and training officer.
Since his retirement, he continued to work part- time as a Special Police Officer in Westport. Fred enhanced his career by earning a Bachelor's Degree in Law Enforcement from Iona College in addition to an Associate's Degree in Business and Accounting from Norwalk Community College in 1976. He also became dedicated to the Westport PAL Program, the Westport PBA and The Knights of Columbus where he remained a tireless worker for many years. Fred called Westport home for 64 years.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, August 23, 2014, at 11am at Assumption Church, 98 Riverside Avenue, Westport. Interment will be PRIVATE. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the CT Humane Society, 455 Post Rd E., Westport 06880 or to The Salvation Army, 16 Slaters Lane, Alexandria, VA 22314.
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please go www.magnerfuneralhome.com
Magner Funeral Home Inc.
12 Mott Avenue Norwalk, CT 06850
Published in The Hour on Aug. 21, 2014