Fred Pasquarella was born in San Pedro, CA on May 21, 1953 to Fred and Rae Pasquarella, and passed away October 21, 2021 at the age of 68. Fred attended Holy Trinity elementary school and Fermin Lasuen High School where he was a proud member of the "Provisions". He graduated from Marymount College with a degree in Engineering. He went on to be an Aerospace Engineer at Rockwell International, then Northrop Grumman, where he participated in the design of the B2 Bomber and FA-18 Fighter Jet. In 1980, he married Jewel Gasperov and they had two beautiful children, Gina and Freddie. Fred was a loving husband and father. He was smart, kind, funny, charming, witty, and always made people smile. Fred was a philanthropist who made notable donations throughout Nevada, Santa Anita, and where the turf meets the surf down at Old Del Mar. Preceded in death by his brother Clem, he is survived by his sister, Patricia; daughter, Gina (Mike) Shaknovich; and son, Fred (Allie) Pasquarella. Services will be held at Holy Trinity Church at 10am on Friday, November 12, 2021 with reception to follow.
Published by Palos Verdes Peninsula News on Nov. 9, 2021.