PARAMUS, N.J. -- Frederick John Dedrick, of Paramus, died Thursday, Aug 11. He was 92.
Before retiring, he worked for Aetna in Parsippany as a claims adjuster. He was a former parishioner of the Annunciation R.C. Church in Paramus, a member of their Holy Name Society and a parishioner of St. John the Baptist RC Church in Hillsdale, a former New York City Fireman from 1948-68 and a member of the American Legion Post 207 in Paramus.
He was the father of Christine Gaeckle and her husband William of Rehoboth Beach, Del., John Dedrick of West Hollywood, Calif., Alene Spiekermann and her husband George of Enosburg Falls, Vt., Anthony Dedrick and his wife Jill of Oakland, James Dedrick and his wife Ellen of Hillsdale, Cathryn Edwards and her husband Vance who are stationed in Japan and Moira Mazel and her husband Joseph of Arlington, Va.; grandfather of 16; and six "Plus One" great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 113 S. Farview Ave., Paramus. There will be a funeral service at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home followed by a 10 a.m. funeral Mass at St. John the Baptist RC Church, 69 Valley St., Hillsdale. Interment will be in Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown.