Obituary: Frederick C. Woodcock III
LEWISTON – Frederick C. Woodcock III, 81, a resident of Lewiston, Maine, passed away peacefully at Central Maine Medical Center with his loving family by his side on Wednesday, June 1, 2022.
Fred was born in Lewiston, July 28, 1940, the daughter of Elinor Kimball and Frederick C. Woodcock Jr. Fred graduated from Lewiston High School in 1960 and enlisted in the Merchant Navy. He married Anita CI Maheux at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on February 9, 1963. Together they raised two sons.
Fred was employed as a union contractor and worked for several companies across Maine. He was then employed by HB Fleming, Inc. where he worked as a superintendent for 35 years. Prior to his retirement, he returned to the union and worked as a carpenter and millwright. Fred was a hard worker and instilled many wonderful values in his family. His optimistic and cheerful disposition was appreciated by all who knew him.
An avid outdoorsman, Fred especially enjoyed fishing and hunting with his two sons when they were young. He also enjoyed snowmobiling, motorcycling and spending time at family camp. During his retirement, he enjoys life to the fullest and enjoys the time he spends with his family and friends. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather and will forever be in our hearts.
Fred is survived by his two sons, Frederick “Bud” Woodcock IV and his wife Kelly of Wales, Scott Woodcock and his wife Lana of Portsmouth, NH; three granddaughters, Ashley Anderson and her husband Zach of Durham, Emily Woodcock and her fiancé Tyler Parent of Sabattus, and Nastasya Woodcock of Portsmouth, NH; a great-grandson, Tanner Anderson; and a sister-in-law, Judy Woodcock of Tyler, Texas. Fred was predeceased by his parents; his wife of 42 years; and his brother, George “Bill” W. Woodcock.
Visitation will be held Thursday, June 9 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Fortin Group Funeral Home, 70 Horton Street, Lewiston. A Catholic prayer service will be held at the funeral home at 11 a.m. immediately following the visitation. Commitment prayers to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston. Online condolences and sharing of memories can be expressed at http://www.thefortingrouplewiston.com
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