Donald Frederickson Sr.
IRVING: Donald Frederickson Sr., 90, of Versailles Road, Irving, formerly of Dayton, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. He was born in Arcade, on June 7, 1930, the son of the late Robert and Delsie (Parr) Frederickson.
He served in the U.S. Army as a Corporal with the 350th Infantry from 1951-1953. Donald worked as a Therapy Aide for the former Gowanda Psychiatric Center, Gowanda, for 27 years retiring in 1992 and previously worked for the former Peter Cooper of Gowanda for 15 years. He was a former member of Dayton Fire Company, for 35 years and a past Assistant Group Leader for the former #41 & #241 Boy Scout troops in Gowanda. Donald enjoyed bowling, hunting, fishing and camping.
Survivors include his wife Patricia (Teeter) Frederickson of Rochester, whom he married on Aug. 14, 1970, in Springville, a daughter, Cindy Allen, of North Carolina; three sons Robert (Michelle) Frederickson, of Jamestown; Gary (Bonnie) Frederickson, of Dunkirk; Donald Frederickson, Jr., of Rochester; two step daughters, Debra (Wayne) Collins, of Florida; Barbara Scottow, of Rochester; a step son, Richard Bowers, of Olean; four sisters, Irene (Earl) Blakely, of Irving; Anna Frederickson, of Silver Creek; Lucille Harmon, of Florida; Lois (David) Valentine, of Forestville; two brothers, Roy Frederickson, of South Dayton; and James Frederickson, of Forestville. Also surviving are a brother in law Lester Palmer, five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by five brothers Marvin, Robert, Lyle, Ernest & Harold Frederickson two sisters Mavis Bonkoske and Virginia Palmer, who died Dec. 17, 2020.
Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main St., Forestville, on Friday afternoon from 2-5 p.m. Due to COVID restrictions, the funeral home can have 33% capacity (approximately 50 people at a time). Private Interment will be in Balltown Cemetery, Town of Hanover.
The family suggests memorial donations may be made to the Dayton Fire Department, 9604 Allen St., Dayton, NY 14041. To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolley