[NOTE: For those who may have missed my original tribute to Fred, please see this.]
Here’s the link to Fred’s obituary, with links to other related pages.
And here’s the text and a photo. Rest in peace, Fred:
ROCHESTER — Frederick D. Hunt Jr., 54, died at Frisbie Memorial Hospital, Rochester, on Friday June 26, 2009 as a result of injuries sustained from a fall.
Fred was born in Salem, Mass., on Jan. 26, 1955 and was the son of Frederick D. and Mary A. (Dumas) Hunt Sr.
He was raised in Peabody, Mass., where he attended St. John Parochial School. He attended high school at Sacred Heart Juniorate in Ipswich, Mass. and graduated from Peabody High School, Class of 1973. He studied for a time with the Jesuits and graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a bachelor’s degree in business. He received his master’s in business administration from New Hampshire College.
Fred lived in Epping with his family, and after marriage had settled in Somersworth and Rochester, where he was currently living for the past 9 years.
Mr. Hunt was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving for three years.
Fred was a self-employed financial consultant with his offices out of Rochester.
He enjoyed outdoor activities; he loved to hike and swim. He and his wife Monica loved to travel, and their favorite destination was Hawaii. Fred also loved to debate politics and dabbled in photography, computers and genealogy research. As a younger adult, he also played hockey, which he thoroughly enjoyed.
Fred was an avid reader and loved books, especially history and philosophy; he could discuss almost any subject with anyone. He was a kind and gentle man who always had a positive outlook and loved life.
Family members include his wife of 21 years, Monica Labrie of Rochester; and his parents, Fred and Mary Hunt of Epping. He also leaves his brothers, James M. Hunt of Seattle, Wash., John F. Hunt and his wife Kim, both of Nottingham, and David E. Hunt and his wife Dawn, both of Barrington. Fred leaves his sisters, Patricia Ann Sinclair and her husband Ronald, both of Candia, and Lee Ann Hinds and her husband John, both of Clarksville, Tenn. He also leaves his mother-in-law, Rita Labrie; sister-in-law Arlene Labrie and her husband James Welsby of Somersworth; as well as many of his uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews and nieces.
Calling hours at Bernier Gelinas Funeral Home, 49 South Street, Somersworth, will be on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Community of St. Martin Catholic Church, W. High and Maple Streets, Somersworth, with the Rev. Emile Dumas, MM uncle to the deceased, as the main celebrant.
Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Somersworth.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made in Fred’s name to the N.H. Catholic Charities or to The Salvation Army of New Hampshire.