Frederick J. Munro, Sr., 81, of Bellingham formerly of Marlborough and Natick died Sunday, April 24, 2022 after a year long illness. Born in Natick to the late Everett & Winifred (Hurst) Munro, Fred was a 1959 graduate of Natick High School, and went on to graduate from the Northeast Institute majoring in Industrial Electronics.
Fred served his country proudly in the US Airforce during the Vietnam War, and went on to have a 40 year career at Raytheon, as a Senior Development Engineer. He later served as Commander of the E.P. Clark Post 107, Natick, and was a lifetime member of the VFW and Amvets posts. He also held several positions in the MA State American Legion, most recently as the Sr. Vice Commander. Fred served his community in Bellingham as an Auxillary Police Officer for 15 years.
Fred was an outdoorsman. He loved camping, and gardening. Above all else Fred loved his family, his children, Frederick J. Jr. of Milford, Paul of Bellingham, Andrew and his wife Dawn of Blackstone, and Linda of Bellingham, his three grandchildren, Sarah Turcotte and her husband Bob, Jacob Munro and Tori Munro, his great grandson, Robbie Turcotte, his siblings, Everett, III, Jere, Peter, Dick, and many nieces and nephews.
Fred was predeceased by his former wife Shirley (Brown) Munro, his siblings, Jane and Doug, and his longtime companion, Eleanor Rogers.
Family and friends will honor and remember Fred’s life by gathering for visiting hours in the McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln St. Framingham on Friday, April 29th from 4-8pm. Interment will take place at a later date in Massachusetts National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Fred’s name to: Massachusetts Audubon Society, www.massaudubon.org.
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