Frederick E. Quilitzsch
1951 - 2021
BORN
1951
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home
15 Grove Street
North Attleboro, MA
NORTH ATTLEBORO – Frederick E. Quilitzsch, 70, of North Attleboro passed away Saturday, November 20, 2021 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital.
Born July 8, 1951 in Attleboro, he was a son of the late Frederick, Jr. and Ruth (McNally) Quilitzsch.
Fred was a lifelong resident of North Attleboro and a 1969 graduate of North Attleboro High School where he was a captain on the North football team.
He then received a BS in Sociology from the University of Connecticut.
After graduating from college, Fred worked briefly at McNally's Package Store in North Attleboro and then worked 27 years at Leach & Garner, retiring as quality control inspection supervisor.
He loved North Attleboro Football and watching his nieces and nephew's sports. He also loved watching college football on Saturdays in the fall. He was an avid reader, particularly World War II history and enjoyed time spent boating and skating on Whiting's Pond.
His favorite saying was "Count your blessings".
Fred is survived by his twin sister, Anne and husband Joe of North Attleboro; three nieces Jessica Skolski, Rebecca Clemente and husband Matthew and Sara Plante and husband Christopher; and six grand nieces and nephews: Tyler, Ryan, Brodie, Austin, Reid and Lucy.
A private graveside will be held at St. Mary's Cemetery in Attleboro Falls.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either Lenore's Pantry, 43 South Washington Street, North Attleboro, MA 02760 or Richard's Memorial Library at the same address.

Published by Sun Chronicle on Nov. 24, 2021.
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Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family at this time.
Paul medeiros
November 30, 2021
Fred was captain of the first team I helped coach @NAHS .He was a quite leader as well as an inspiration to all. I will remember him fondly.RIP Freddy
Ray Beaupre
Friend
November 28, 2021
Even though I didn´t see a lot of Fred I will miss him at the family gatherings. My favorite memory of him was at Ryan´s game at Gillette Stadium. I was sitting next to him and he explained every play in detail. I´ve never seen him so animated and excited. He was thoroughly enjoying himself and so proud of Ryan. It made the game more exciting for me. I also remember the first time I met him. He was holding Tyler at his baptism and he looked so proud and somewhat uncomfortable to be holding such a small baby. He will be missed. It´s amazing how such a quiet and gentle soul can make an indelible mark in my heart.
Nancy Traficanti
Family
November 24, 2021
Oh Freddy. How I´ll miss knowing you were holding down the fort on Moran Street. Thanks for just being you. Anne, I think we all have broken hearts today. Love to you and your family.
Cindy Riley
School
November 24, 2021
We will miss Freddie's smile and his sweet dimples. He always had a joke to share and make you laugh. May the pain we all feel now be nothing compared to the joy we find within the memories.
Debbie Bricault
November 24, 2021
Anne, I am so sorry to hear of Freddy's passing. Knew him for a long time starting from school all the way to work and a friend. It was a real pleasure knowing him all those years.
Faith (Keniston) Lapointe
Work
November 24, 2021
Anne and family - We're so sorry to see that Fred has passed. Please know that we're thinking about you at this difficult time~~
Jean and Russ Tucker
Friend
November 23, 2021
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