Frederick W Bemis, age 76, of Milford and New Samyrna Beach FL, beloved husband of late Charlyn Bemis, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on August 25, 2012.
He was born on May 12, 1936 and was the son of late Thomas and Margaret Blake. Prior to his retirement Fred worked as an iron worker for the local #424 in New Haven.
Fred was passionate about buying and fixing many homes in Florida, and loved spending his winters in the sun at the beach, boating, fishing, shrimping and clamming.
Fred was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and friend who will greatly missed by all who knew him.
Fred is survived by his three loving children Fredrick C Bemis (Cynthia) of West Haven, David M Bemis (Catherine) of Wallingford, and Jennifer M Marshall (Douglas) of Milford; seven beloved grandchildren Jessica, Christina, Mary, Rachel, Kaitlyn, Ryan Briana and one great granddaughter Laylah.
Fred is also survived by former wife Joan Bemis and siblings Carol Lakin, Bob Blake and many loving family members of the Alice Bemis family. Fred is predeceased by siblings Margaret Blake and Tom Blake.
Visitation will be held at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad Street on the Green, Milford, CT 06460 on Wednesday, August 29th between the hours of 4 and 8 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Saint Mary Church on Thursday, August 30th at 10:30 a.m. with burial to follow St. Mary Cemetery, Buckingham Ave., Milford, CT.