Clark R. Freas, 88, of Watertown

Tools

Clark R. Freas, 88, of 24811 NYS Rt. 37, Watertown, passed January 16, 2013 at his home where he was under the care of his family and Hospice of Jefferson County.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Sat., Jan. 26 at Concordia Lutheran Church with Pastor Paul D. Luisi officiating.

Born on November 10, 1924, in Nanticoke, PA, son of Clark M. and Louise Kaminski Freas, he graduated from Central High School in Philadelphia, PA in 1943.

He entered the US Navy on August 25, 1943 and served during WWII.  He was honorably discharged in May of 1946, receiving the Pacific Theater Ribbon, American Theater Ribbon, Victory Medal, and Philippine Liberation Medal.

He married Joyce Thomas on June 16, 1951 in Pa.

He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1951 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.  He worked for Electric Storage Battery Co. in Philadelphia, PA from 1951 until 1960 as a developer of military batteries for the Navy.  From 1960 until 1971 he worked for Philco Ford Co. in Lansdale, PA as an electronic engineer for product development.  He then worked for Motorola from 1971 up until he retired in 1989 as a Product Engineer Manager.  The couple  moved to Watertown in 1990.

He enjoyed golfing, hunting and gardening.  He was an active member of the Concordia Lutheran Church in Watertown.

Among his survivors are his wife, Joyce T. Freas, a resident at the Country Manor Nursing and Rehab Center in Carthage; a son, C. Roy Freas; a daughter and son in law, Linda L. and Stephen C. Graham, Pitcarin, NY; a sister, Doris Marnie, Philadelphia, PA; two grandsons and their wives and four great grandchildren.

He is predeceased by a brother, Carl Freas, who died while serving in WWII.

Donations may be made toe Concordia Lutheran Church Arsenal St., Watertown, NY 13601
 

Monday, July 28, 2014
, Watertown, NY
More On Demand

Funeral Homes Listings

Jefferson County:

Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Carthage
315-493-3710

Calarco, D.L. Funeral Home, Watertown
315-782-4910

Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay
315-482-5840

Cummings Funeral Service
Watertown - 315-782-0830
Clayton - 315-686-5101

Frederick Bros Funeral Home, Theresa
315-628-4451

Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown
315-788-3351

Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter
315-639-6257

Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown
315-782-6580

Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown
315-788-6180

Cleveland Funeral Home,,Cape Vincent
315-654-2681

Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont
315-649-2912

Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage
315-493-2621

Carpenter-Stoodley, Belleville
315-846-5211

T.R. Jetty Funeral Home, Clayton
315-686-2414

Piddock Funeral Home, Adams
315-232-4000

Lewis County

Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan
315-346-6511

Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville
315-376-8009

Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan
315-346-6311

Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville
315-376-2665

St. Lawrence County

IslandView Funeral Services, Morristown
315-375-8258

Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop

Buck Funeral Home, Norwood
315-353-2112

Fox-McLellan Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
315-393-4870

French Funeral Home, Gouverneur
315-287-2810

Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur
315-287-1330

Phillips Memorial Home, Massena
315-769-3549

Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
315-393-2220

Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
315-393-1414

Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton
315-386-8513

O'Leary Funeral Home, Canton

Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, De Kalb Junction
(315) 347-2122

French Funeral Home Inc., Gouverneur

French Funeral Home Inc., Edwards

French Funeral Home Inc., Star Lake

This content requires the latest Adobe Flash Player and a browser with JavaScript enabled. Click here for a free download of the latest Adobe Flash Player.

What's On TonightFull Schedule