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Brother Frederick Louis Frick, 89, New Rochelle Resident

Bother Frederick Louis Frick
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NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. – Brother Frederick Louis Frick, of New Rochelle and a member of the Christian Brothers, died Friday, Jan. 29. He was 89.

He was born May 4, 1926, in Butte, Mont., to Frederick Louis Sr. and Anne Florence Ginther Frick. After serving in the U.S. Navy, he graduated from the College University of San Francisco where he earned his bachelor’s degree.

He entered the Christian Brothers congregation on June 29, 1948, and took his final vows on Sept. 8, 1956.

His ministry took him to many positions including Briscoe School in Kent, Wash; Boys Central High School in Butte; Cantwell High School in Montebello, Calif.; Essex High School in Newark, N.J.; Palma High School in Salinas, Calif; Brother Rice High School in Birmingham, Michigan; Ryan Hall Community in Lockport, Illinois; Leo High School in Chicago, Ill.; St. Patrick's High School in Vallejo, Calif.; Damien Memorial High School in Honolulu, Hawaii; and St. Joseph's Residence in New Rochelle.

In 1965, he served as the first Provincial of the Brother Rice Province, Western United States of the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers. He returned as councilor to the Western American Province in 1975.

A wake will be held Thursday from 2-5 p.m. at St. Joseph's Residence, 30 Montgomery Circle, New Rochelle.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 9 a.m. at Holy Family Church, Mayflower Avenue, New Rochelle. Interment to follow at Christian Brothers Cemetery in West Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to St. Joseph's Residence.

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