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Frederick C. Blake

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Frederick C. Blake
of Fitchburg, MA

FITCHBURG - Frederick C. Blake, 77, of Fitchburg, passed away June 7, 2018, in UMass Medical Center. He is happily reunited with his beloved Mom, cheering on the Red Sox from Heaven.

Fred was born in Gardner, a son of the late Clifford and Alvina (Brooks) Blake. He was raised in Winchendon and graduated from Murdock High School in 1959, where he played both Baseball and Football. Fred played Semi-Pro Baseball in Canada and later moved to Texas, where he joined the Army Reserves. After moving back to Fitchburg, Fred was the owner and operator of the Lion D'or and later the Wine Cellar until his retirement in 2009.

Fred loved participating in Fitchburg Police charity events, and 5K road races. He umpired Jr Varsity Softball and was an avid fan of Fitchburg State Hockey. He always looked forward to traveling to his home in the Dominican Republic, where he spent his winters for over 14 years.

He is survived by Jean (Goguen) Blake, his children, Julie Siciliano of Nashua, NH and Eric Blake and wife Nicki of Fitchburg; three grandchildren, Matthew, Amanda, and Laura Siciliano, all of Leominster; companion and guardian angel, Cecilia McCarthy of Fitchburg; siblings, Clifford Blake, Jr., Thelma "Sissy" Benoit, Elizabeth "Tunny" LaPointe, Norma Anderson, and Gloria "Peewee" Kelley. Fred is also survived by many nieces and nephews, including Darcy, as well as numerous close friends.

Fred was predeceased by his siblings, Richard, Donald, Kenny, Shirley, Lorraine, and Beverly.

BLAKE - Calling hours will be held in Brandon Funeral Home, 305 Wanoosnoc Rd., Fitchburg, on Thursday, June 14, from 4-7pm. The funeral will be held on Friday, June 15, at 11:00am, in the funeral home. Burial will be private.

Please omit flowers and consider a memorial contribution to the , 260 Cochituate Rd., Framingham, MA 01701.
Published in Sentinel & Enterprise from June 9 to June 11, 2018
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