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Frederic W. Halbritter

1931 - 2018
Frederic W. Halbritter Obituary
Frederic W. Halbritter, 86, passed away on May 22, 2018 at the Care Dimensions Hospice Facility in Lincoln, MA after a short illness. Frederic was born in Boston, MA the son of the late Edward N. Assad and Jessie Halbritter Assad. After high school Frederic joined the US Air Force, serving in the Korean War, and was honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant, with two Bronze Stars, Korean Service Medal, U.N. Service Medal, National Defense Medal, and Good Conduct Medal. Following, he joined the Peace Corps, serving two tours in Africa, where he built schools for children. After the Peace Corps, Frederic became a bicycle enthusiast, biking to Florida from Massachusetts, as well as throughout New England. Frederic was a welder by trade, and created numerous metal sculptures. Frederic was past Post Commander of VFW Post #1628 Bedford, Adjutant of VFW Post #6556 Littleton, member of the American Legion, and member of Musketa quid Sportsmans Club. Frederic is survived by sisters Pollie Dowling of Caringbah, Australia, and Barbara Avey of Groton, MA. He is also survived by Nieces Irene Flood, Catherine Keese, Jessy Dowling, Nerissa Dowling, and Nephew Frederic Avey. At Freds request there will be no calling hours or serv ices. Interment will be at the National Veterans Cemetery in Bourne, MA at a later date. The McGaffigan Family Funeral Home, 37 Main St. Pepper ell, MA is assisting the family with arrangements please see www.mcgaffiganfuneral.com.
Published in Concord Journal from May 30 to June 14, 2018
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