A funeral Mass for Samuel R. Frederick, 71, of Jeffersonville, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Jeffersonville, with burial in St. Anthony Cemetery. He died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at Wedgewood Healthcare Center.
He worked for Rauch Inc., S.I.R.S. Workshop in Ferdinand, K-Mart in Jasper, and Walnut Ridge Nursery. He was a lifetime member of Knights of Columbus, became an Eagle Scout in May 1978, Ad Altare Dei Society, and was an award winning Special Olympic participant. He was a native of Jeffersonville.
Survivors include his brothers, Joseph H. Frederick and wife, Carole Lee, of Louisville, Edward T. Frederick, of Louisville, Lawrence R. Frederick and wife, Judith C., of Culpeper, Va., and John J. Frederick and wife, Mary Ellen; sisters, Frances M. Schwartz and husband, Edward J., of Clarksville, Mary C. Frederick, of Jeffersonville, and Therese R. Wheatley and husband, Gary M., of Charlestown.
He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph H. Frederick, mother, Mary C. Frederick, brother, William P. Frederick, and sister, Anne C. Alm.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, at E.M. Coots’ Sons Funeral Home, Jeffersonville. Rosary will be said at 6 p.m. in his honor, Sunday, at the funeral home.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Crusade for Children or Providence Home, 520 W. Ninth St., Jasper, IN. 47546.