Regis H. Frederick Jr., 70

Regis H. “Rick” Frederick Jr., 70, of New Beaver Boro passed away peacefully Saturday, September 30, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.

Born December 8, 1946 in Sewickley, he was the son of the late Regis and Mildred Louise McConnell Frederick Sr. He was married for 49 years to Darlene A. Brown Frederick who survives. They were married December 30, 1967.

Regis worked at several companies, most recently at Universal Refractories where he served as the Vice President and Controller. He graduated from Freedom High School and studied at Slippery Rock University from September of 1964 to January of 1967. Regis was a former member of the Baden United Methodist Church the Baden American Legion. He was currently a member of the New Galilee VFW, and the New Galilee LMBA where he played for their golf and bocce leagues. He enjoyed camping.

In addition to his wife, Darlene, survivors include three daughters, Sandra (Keith) Zack of Wampum, Lesley McNellis of Hermitage, Cindy Frederick of New Castle; his twin sister, Regina Alice “Renie” (Richard) Gault of Ambridge; brother, Charles “Mac” McConnell (Deborah) Frederick of Fair Oaks; and seven grandchildren, Cole Zack, Devon Welsh, Dylan Welsh, Nolan Ayers, Camden Ayers, Abby McNellis, and Ethan McNellis.

He was preceded in death by two brothers in law, Earl and Keith Brown, and a nephew, Kevin Brown.

No services will be held at Regis’s request. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home, Wampum.

Memorial Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.

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7 thoughts on “Regis H. Frederick Jr., 70

  1. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Although the loss is with you forever, the grief will lessen in time.

  2. My deepest sympathy to Ricky’s family, from one of his many old friends. Ricky was a great person and you always had a laugh with him.

  3. So very sorry to hear of Regis’s passing. I remember him fondly from high school. My thoughts and prayers are with family at this difficult time.

  4. Renie, Darlene, and families, You have my sincere sympathy for your loss. Thoughts and prayers will be with you through this trying time. I cherish the long ago good memories of time spent with you, Renie, and Rick. May GOD be with you and bring you peace. Carole Koah Gebhard

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