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Roy C. Frederick

BALLSTON SPA – Roy C. Frederick, 75, of Ballston Spa, passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at Albany Medical Center Hospital.  Roy was born and raised in Albany, the son of the late Roy A. and Mary E. Keenan Frederick.  During his career he lived in Rutland, VT, Liverpool, Greene, and Ballson Spa, NY  He was a 1958 graduate of Vincentian Institute, and a 1962 graduate of Siena College.  He was employed for many years by the Grand Union Company, and retired as Northeast Regional Vice President.  He was a devoted fan of the New York Yankees and of the Siena Saints Men’s Basketball Team, holding season tickets to the Saints for 25 years.  He also was a fan of horse racing and loved to visit the Saratoga track.

Roy is survived by his beloved wife Carol A. Purtell Frederick; his children Sharon Frederick of Greene, Michael Frederick (Heather) of Seneca Falls, Timothy Frederick of Climax, and Roy Frederick (Stacy) of Charlotte, NC; his sister E. Nancy Wiley of Albany; his brother Thomas Frederick (Wilma) of Ballston Lake; his grandchildren Matthew (Danielle) Barton, Evan, Spencer, & Aidan Frederick, his great granddaughter Lily Ann; and by his sisters-in-law, brother in law, his cousins and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Saturday morning at 8:15, and from there to All Saints Catholic Church, 16 Homestead St., Albany at 9:00.  Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the funeral home Friday from 4-7 pm.  Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands.  To leave a message of condolence for the family or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit

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