Fred L. Utegg

Born: Wed., Jul. 5, 1933
Died: Sun., Oct. 7, 2018


Visitation

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Oct. 12, 2018
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Oct. 13, 2018
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home


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Fred L. Utegg
Fred L. Utegg, age 85, of Harborcreek,
formerly of Ripley, N.Y., died on Sunday
October 7, 2018, at UPMC Hamot. He was
born on July 5, 1933, in Ripley, New York, the
son of the late Herman and
Elva (McGill) Utegg.
He graduated Ripley
Central High School, and
on September 10, 1953,
enlisted into the military.
Fred was a veteran of the
Korean War, serving in the United
States Air Force as a Navigation
Tech. He was formerly employed by
General Electric as a wireman for
26 years and was a member of the GE Quarter Century
Club. After retirement, he worked at Benetwood
Apartments in maintenance for several years. He was
an active member of the Wesleyville American Legion
Post 571, Brotherhood of St. Joseph, Loyal Order
of Moose, and the 18 C.Y.S. Club. Fred was an avid
Cleveland Indians fan, enjoyed bowling, and loved
spending time with his family, including attending his
grandchildren’s and great-grandchildren’s sporting
events.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Joan
L. (Rizzo) Utegg; son, Dean J. Utegg; granddaughter,
Madison “Maddie” Utegg; and several brothers and
sisters.
Fred is survived by his children, Stephen C. Utegg
(Linda) of North East, Mark A. Utegg (Lisa) of North
East, and Belinda Mulholland (Timothy) of Dewittville,
N.Y.; sister, Eleanor Batts Banes of Ripley;
grandchildren, Shawn, Timothy “TJ,” Troy, Jordan,
Gregory, Alisha, Joseph, Melissa, Stephen, and Tyler;
15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews,
and friends.
Friends may call at the William D. Elkin Funeral
Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East, on Friday
from 2-4 and 6-8 and are invited to attend a funeral
service on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Officiating the service is Rev. Phil Johnson. Interment
will be held at St. Gregory Cemetery, with Full
Military Honors. Memorials may be made to the
Wesleyville American Legion Post 571, 1917 Eastern
Avenue, Wesleyville, PA 16510.
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Roxanne Buxton
   Posted Wed October 10, 2018
Keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers
Roxanne Buxton
Mayville, NY

PATRICIA RIZZO
   Posted Thu October 11, 2018
SORRY I CAN'T BE THERE TO GIVE HUGS; I'M AT DENISE'S IN MARYLAND.

REMEMBER DEATH IS NOT BRINGING THE DARKNESS BECAUSE BUT TURNING OUT THE LAMP BECAUSE DAWN HAS COME; AS IT HAS FOR OUR BELOVED FRED

Kenneth and Linda Cave
   Posted Thu October 11, 2018
We wish we could be with all of you. Our deepest condolences to all of the family. Love and prayers, Ken and Linda Cave

Sister Marla Bleil, O.S.B.
   Posted Fri October 12, 2018
I knew Fred when he worked at Benetwood Apartments. He was so kind and gentle. I will remember him and you in my prayers.

Penny Hitchcock
   Posted Fri October 12, 2018
Fred was one of the nicest, sweetest men I knew. I will his smile and the twinkle in his eye. Know that he his with his June and Dean, having a party and watching over all of you! He will be missed!!!

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