AUBURN – Mr. Frederick Peter Sexton, 80, returned to his heavenly home on December 4, 2021, after a valiant battle with a long illness. His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace.
He was born in Boston, MA and lived in South Dennis coming from Auburn, MA.
Fred was an employee of Northeast Foods of New England for 39 years where he worked as a Plant Manager and Executive Vice President of Operations.
He attended St. Luke Catholic Church, Micco, Florida.
Fred was a member of the Orioles, Fraternal order of the Eagles, Auburn Elks, and Auburn Kiwanis. He was an avid Fan of New England Patriots where he was a season ticket holder for 50 years.
Fred was very active in Fundraising for Boston and Maine Ronald McDonald Children Charities and their housing program where he served on their Board of Directors along with the Auburn Youth and Family services where he held the same board title and was a volunteer with Special Olympics Events within his community.
He was avid golfer and member of the Men's League for both Dennis Mass Golf Courses and Barefoot Bay Golf Course.
Survivors include his loving wife and soulmate of 63 years, Patricia Ann Sexton; four children, Susan Carlsen and her husband Thomas, Michael Sexton, Carol Cullinan and her husband Roy, and Nancy Hall and her husband Allen; nine grandchildren, Christina, Eric, Lynne, Amanda, Jessica, Caitlin, Nicole, Rachel, and Brian; and fifteen great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Ashley Nichols; and grandson, Michael P. Cullinan (Army National Guard where he served two tours in Iraq).
A private graveside service will be held at Hillside Cemetery in Auburn. A celebration of Pete’s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at the Chester P. Tuttle Post, 88 Bancroft St., Auburn, MA 01501.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism, 1661 Worcester Rd., Suite 205B, Framingham, MA, 01701.
Paradis-Givner Funeral Home in Oxford is directing local arrangements.