Peter Fredericks, 62, of Merritt Island, and formerly of Plattsburgh and Ogdensburg, died on September 10, 2017, after a courageous battle against lung cancer.
Peter was born February 21, 1955 to the late Eugene (Corky) and Mary K. (Hutt) Fredericks. He was the third of seven children. He graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy and Plattsburgh State University. Peter married Mary Carter of Plattsburgh on August 4, 1980, at St. John the Baptist Church in Plattsburgh, NY. Over the course of their 37-year marriage Peter and Mary built a loving home with their two children – Jennifer (Justin) Nauman, and Jessica. Peter was blessed with two grandchildren – Kennedy and Carter Nauman.
He is survived by his wife, Mary (Carter) Fredericks; daughters, Jennifer and Jessica; grandchildren, Kennedy and Carter Nauman; his mother, Mary K. Sheneman; sisters, Mary Beth (Randy) Johnson, and Elaine (Bill) Seymour; brothers, Eugene (Shelley), Matthew, and Jeff (Judy); and his in-laws, Herb and Kay Carter.
He was predeceased by his father, Eugene (Corky); sister Jane Sorrells; and brother-in-law Mike Carter.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Candlelighters of Brevard in Jessica's name, because "kids can't fight cancer alone."
Arrangements, which are under the direction of Wylie-Baxley Funeral Home, Merritt Island, FL, are currently pending.