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Fred T. Willett

d. August 20, 2016

WILLETT, Fred T., of Westwood, died August 20th, 2016.

Beloved husband of Patricia M. (Kerr) Willett for 59 years. Loving father of Fred Jr. and his wife Sonja of Burnt Hills, NY, Stephen and his wife Vera of Norwood, Christopher and his wife Kimberly of West Yarmouth and Gregory and his wife Carol of Wakefield. Devoted grandfather of Luke, Eli, Tony, Teddy, Patrick, Katherine and Sean. Brother of Helen Christensen of Concord. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Fred graduated from Boston College in 1949. He held advanced degrees in Education, Business Administration and Computer Science. He was retired from the Research Division of the Gillette Co. Upon retirement he was on the faculty of Merrimack College and Massachusetts Bay Community College. He also taught courses at Stonehill College for many years. Fred was active in many professional, civic and religious organizations.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock, Westwood on Wednesday, Aug. 24th from 4-8pm. Funeral procession from the funeral home on Thursday morning Aug. 25th at 9 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Timothy's Church, 650 Nichols St., Norwood at 10 am. Interment at New Westwood Cemetery.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

New Westwood Cemetery


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