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Frederick P. Schwicker Sr

Date of Death: February 10, 2017

Date of Birth: July 14, 1932

Biography:

LISBON FALLS — Frederick P Schwicker Sr., 84, died Friday, February 10, 2017 at The Hospice House in Auburn following a brief illness.

He is predeceased by his two brothers and sister. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Patricia (Parziale) Schwicker; daughter, Jean (Schwicker) Burkhardt and her husband Gerald; son, Fredrick P. Schwicker Jr; daughter, Virginia Schwicker, son, Louis Schwicker and his wife Pamela; daughter, Jennifer Schwicker; and daughter, Elizabeth (Schwicker) Mulderig and her husband Craig. He will be loved and missed by eleven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and many friends and family.

Born and raised in Seaford L.I. NY , the son of William Schwicker and Elizabeth (Morgan) Schwicker, Fred enjoyed clamming and fishing on the bay and was an avid wildlife enthusiast. He graduated from Baldwin H.S. and was very proud member of the alumni association keeping in contact with many of his old classmates over the years. The call to community service came to Fred and he joined the Seaford volunteer fire department after graduating from high school and remained a member of the Exempt Fireman's Benevolent Assoc. until his death.

After serving in the USN as a Seabee he worked in road construction as a member of Union Local 1298 in New York until moving to Maine with his family in the early 1980's.
Fred had a passion for animals and nature being a lifelong supporter of the Audubon society. He enjoyed carving and drawing shore birds. He also authored a book about the town and people he grew up with in Seaford L.I. NY called "Clam Diggahs".

A private graveside service will be held in the spring at Washington Memorial Park in Mt Sinai L.I. NY.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be sent to Seaford Historical Society, P.O. Box 1254 Seaford, NY 11783.

 

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