Walter Frederick, Jr., age 92 of Quincy Village and formerly of
Cumberland Maryland and Keyser, WV was called home to be with his Lord on
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at the Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill,
Born June 10, 1922 in Keyser, West Virginia, he was the son
of the late Walter Fletcher and Marie E. Steed Frederick, Sr.
He was a 1940 graduate of Keyser High School and attended Potomac
State College of West Virginia University.
On May 24, 1944, he married his late wife, Jane C. Homan. They were married at
the Grace United Methodist Church in Keyser; theirs was one of the first war
time marriages at the church.
He served three years and three months in the US Army Signal Corps
as a Radar Technician in the European and Pacific Theatres and three years in
the Signal Corps Reserve.
He was employed by Potomac Edison Company, Cumberland, Maryland
for 19 years. He then was employed by PPG Industries Inc. for fourteen years.
He also worked as an adjunct Professor of Electro Mechanical Technology at
Allegany College of Maryland for eight years.
He was a member of Potomac State College of West Virginia
University Alumni Association, Life member of West Virginia University Alumni
Association, Life Member of Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering, Honorary
Fraternity, Life Member of Davis Lodge #51 A.F.& A.M., Keyser, West
Virginia with over 50 years of service and a member of Salem Chapter #18 Royal
Arch Masons, Cumberland, Maryland.
He was active in Boys Scouts of America Troop #4, Centre Street
Church, Cumberland, Maryland where he was a holder of Boys Scouts of America
Silver Beaver Award and was past Chairman of the Boy Scout Committee Troop #4.
Mr. Frederick was an active member of Centre Street United Methodist Church for
over 40 years where he sang in the choirs since 6th grade. He also served as
Chairman of the Administrative Council for 3 terms, Chairman of Trustees for 1
term, member of the Sanctuary Choir, and President Fellowship Club for 4 Terms.
He is survived by his son Charles Frederick and his wife Kathy of
Carroll Valley, Pennsylvania, four grandchildren: Rebecca Frederick of
Washington D.C.; Catherine Frederick of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; Kathryn
Heslin of Frederick, Maryland and her fiancé Pablo Pagan of Hagerstown;
Benjamin Heslin and his wife Alison and great granddaughter Maggie Heslin of
Mountain Home, Idaho.
A Celebration Funeral Service of his life will be held on Monday
November 24, 2014 at 10:30 AM at the Lochstampfor Funeral Home, Inc. corners of
S. Church and W. Second Streets, Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, where the family
will receive friends thirty minutes prior to services. Interment will follow at
in Restlawn Memorial Gardens, Cumberland, Maryland at 1 P.M. The family
requests donations be made to the following charities: Troop 4, BSA, C/O Centre
Street United Methodist Church, 217 N. Centre Street, Cumberland, MD, 21502;
Quincy Village Benevolent Care Fund 6596 Orphanage Road Waynesboro, PA 17268
Mr. Frederick's family has entrusted his care to the independent
family owned funeral home Lochstampfor Funeral Home, Inc., Waynesboro,
Pennsylvania. To share your memories, photos, and offer your condolences go to