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Frederick Bacon

January 27, 1932 — January 18, 2019

DUDLEY – Frederick “Leroy” Bacon, 86, of Durfee Road, died Friday, January 18, 2019, at UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus in Worcester. He was predeceased by his wife of 55 years, Audrey L. (Armstrong) Bacon of Dudley; five brothers, Roger “Cye” Bacon, Glenn Bacon, Robert Bacon, Charles Bacon, and Russell Bacon; and two sisters, Theo Belvery and Agnes Dangredo. He is survived by a brother, John H. Bacon and his wife Beverly of Kennebunk, ME; a sister Thelma R. “Timmy” Cazeault of Oxford; several brothers- and sisters-in-law, including William R. "Bill" Grovesteen and his wife Evelyn of Dudley, who provided daily companionship and assistance for many years; and several nephews and nieces, including a special niece, Marsha “Sunshine” Prunier of Leicester. He was born in Webster, son of the late George A. and Edith M. (Scott) Bacon, and lived in Oxford before moving to Dudley over 50 years ago. He graduated from Oxford High School in 1950 and was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War era.

Mr. Bacon was the Maintenance Superintendent at Nichols College in Dudley for many years, retiring in 1997. Previously, he was a self-employed carpenter. He was a member of the Webster Lodge of Masons A.F. & A.M. and was a member of the Quinebaug Fire Department for 25 years. Leroy was an outdoorsman who loved working in his vegetable garden, and supplied vegetables to his family, friends, and local food banks.

Memorial calling hours are Saturday, January 26, 2019, from 9-11 AM at Paradis-Givner Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oxford. A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 11 AM at the conclusion of the calling hours. Burial will be private at a later date at Corbin Cemetery in Dudley. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Quinebaug Fire Department, P.O. Box 144, Quinebaug, CT 06262, to the Tri-State Baptist Church, 386 Quinebaug Rd., North Grosvenordale, CT 06255, or to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.


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