- February 2, 1934 - December 16, 2011
- Melrose, Massachusetts
of Frederick 's Passing
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My thoughts and prayers go out to Fred's immediate and extended family. May you all find comfort in the many happy memories he left in your hearts.
Fred was a mentor and colleague during two air evac assignments, first in Vietnam and then in Germany, at the 2nd AES. From our first meeting in May 1968 to our last phone conversation a couple years ago, Fred talked about his experiences as a firefighter.
May the memory of Fred and his stories live on in the hearts of all who new him.
Posted by: Gerald Moore - Alamogordo, NM - Colleague Dec 31, 2011
Both my wife and I were stationed with Fred at Rhein Main. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.l Zeke and Bridie Zimmerman
Posted by: Paul Zimmerman - Warner Robins, GA - friend Dec 28, 2011
Knew Freddie for three years in Germany 1972 - 1974. What a humerous guy. He was a friend of many folks, including me. (Jim Bridgeman Msgt, USAF, Ret.) He will be missed. May my prayers be with the family of Fred. Adios amigo. Say hello to Roger Manowski for me and my wife Carolyn, Freddie.
Posted by: Loren J. Bridgeman - San Angelo, TX - Friend Dec 28, 2011
fred was a friend. I flew with Fred in Vietnam and Rhein Main Germany. He always had something funny to say..Old Sarg Hos Hosman
Posted by: Hos Hosman - Aurora, CO - Friend Dec 26, 2011
Condolences to the Beshong family from my wife Carole and I as we remember Fred as a good friend.
Posted by: Bill Barbato - Melrose, MA - Friend Dec 20, 2011
Nice memories of the times at the fire house at Hanscom AFB, Fred had so many stories, sometimes we heard the same ones, but that is what me will miss.
A good firefighter, always talked to everyone, some tried to run away, but Fred always caught them.
Pleasure to know and work with him.
Michael J Bellemare
Fire Chief Retired
Hanscom AFB, Ma
Posted by: Michael J Bellemare - Hollis, NH - co-worker Dec 19, 2011
My sincere condolences to the Beshong family,. Fred was a great friend and fellow VFW comrade.tdhtx
Posted by: Norman Cook - Melrose, MA - Friend Dec 19, 2011
Fred, You will be deeply missed. We had some good imes at the fire house. God bless you and your family. Robert Kehoe
Posted by: Robert Kehoe - Bradenton, FL - Freind and coworker Dec 19, 2011
Fred you were a great friend. I will always remember how even during the times when you were most sick you were concerned about my father and asking for my mother. Our country is thankful for your courage and your friends are thankful for your kindness.
Posted by: Keith - Quincy, MA - friend Dec 19, 2011
I will forever hold your friendship within my heart. I will miss your words of wisdom and encouragement while I bought my first home back in August. You were beyond helpful at putting my mind at ease that I was making the right decision. Amanda and I already miss the phone calls. We will miss going to dinner, going for coffee and food shopping for you and for us. I will remember you forever Fred! Rest in Peace!! Marjorie MacLean
Posted by: Marjorie MacLean - North Andover, MA - friend Dec 19, 2011
I will truly miss you .You were one of the greatest people in my life like part of my family .I will miss all the car rides to get coffee in the morning and food shopping and lots more.I will miss going to the LOFT with you and all of your jokes. Also will miss going to the Air Force Base with you.I am so happy that you were in my life for the last three years can't believe where the time has gone. Love you so much. Amanda
Posted by: Amanda MacLean - North Andover, MA - Close Friend Dec 19, 2011
Fred you will truley be missed and remembered for all of your jokes and stories back at Scott
Posted by: Scott Rutherford - Methuen, MA - Co-Worker @ Hanscom Afb Fire Dep Dec 19, 2011