Frederick A. “Fred” Derosier, 91, a resident of Keene, died Saturday, April 4, 2020. He died peacefully while sleeping at Cheshire Medical Center following a period of declining health.
Frederick was born the son of the late Rose (Lord) and Charles Derosier on April 3, 1929, in Palmer, MA. He attended school locally in Keene. He enlisted in the United States Army in July 1951. He transferred to the Army Reserve in 1954 and received an honorable discharge in July 1959. Upon his discharge, he held a rank of Corporal E-4.
Frederick was married to Arlene R. Wilson in a simple service in Keene on November 24, 1953. They had been married for 66 years.
He worked as a Binder at Princess Shoe Co. for ten years before he retired in 1994.
He enjoyed; classic cars, wrestling and really enjoyed eating a good plate of homemade spaghetti and meatballs.
Mr. Derosier is survived by his wife, Arlene R. (Wilson) Derosier of Keene. He also leaves behind family friend, Christine Dunleavy. He is pre-deceased by his parents.
In keeping with Fredrick’s wishes, there are no calling hours. Burial will take place at a later date at the family plot in Monadnock View Cemetery in Keene. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories. 44 Maple Ave. Keene, N.H. 03431. www.cheshirefamilyfh.com