Obituary: Fred Alexander Samoskevich, 73, of Woodbury

Fred Alexander Samoskevich, age 73, of Woodbury, passed away December 14, 2014 in his home.

Mr. Samoskevich was born June 20, 1941 in Bridgeport to the late Nick and Veronica Samoskevich.

He graduated from Bullard Havens Technical School and was a self-employed builder-carpenter. Mr. Samoskevich served in the National Guard Army Reserves.

He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, raising racing pigeons and gardening.

He will be greatly missed.

Survivors include his beloved wife Ann Murrihy of Woodbury; four sons, Stephen (Rosemary) Samoskevich of Trumbull, Fred A. (Patty) Samoskevich Jr. of Sandy Hook, John (Teri) Samoskevich of Irons Station, North Carolina, and Kevin (Andrea) Samoskevich of Shelton; two brothers, Nick Samoskevich of Naugatuck and Peter (Chris) Samoskevich of Newtown; one sister, Mary Palo of Bridgeport; nine grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brother George Samoskevich and his sister Veronica Samoskevich.

Friends and family are invited to gather on Thursday at 10:00 am at the Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home, 399 White Plains Rd., Trumbull and at the 11:00 a.m. service at First Baptist Church of Shelton, 178 Leavenworth Rd. Shelton. Interment will be private. Friends may call on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assoc. PO Box 417005 Boston, MA 02241-7005.

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