• Frederick R. Colby
    January 01,2014

    Frederick R. Colby Rites

    BARRE TOWN — The service to celebrate the life of Frederick Reardon Colby, of Cano Drive, was held Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre. He died Dec. 19, 2013, at the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin.

    John Chandler, a friend of the family, led the service and was homilist.

    Daughter Tina Colby shared a daughter’s memories of her dad, and read the poem “Afterglow.” Son Brian Colby shared reflections of his father.

    Fred’s brother, Robert Colby, read from Scripture, including the 23rd Psalm, and offered some of his memories.

    Later interment will be made in the Highland Cemetery in Chelsea.

    Fellowship and luncheon followed at the Barre Canadian Club.

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