HARRISVILLE, NY ~ Frederick M. Fred Jenack, 64, of 14127 Church St., Harrisville, died Monday, March 17, 2014, at Lewis County General Hospital, Lowville, where he had been a patient since Saturday.
Fred was born on February 5, 1950 in Carthage, NY, a son of Edward Ted and Helen Hathway Jenack. A lifelong resident of Harrisville he was a graduate of Harrisville Central School class of 1968.
On January 20, 1978 he married Charlotte Gibbs in Harrisville.
Fred was employed as a supply clerk at Fort Drum for several years. He had also worked as a meat cutter for several stores and markets in the area, and it was the profession he enjoyed most.
He was a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Gouverneur Lodge #2035, and a longtime member of the Harrisville Volunteer Fire Department.
Fred will be long remembered for his passion for the New York Yankees and New York Giants, as well as the intensity at which he played his favorite card game, Euchre.
He will also be greatly missed by his large group of friends which he thoroughly enjoyed spending time with.
Surviving are two sons, Edward (Jessica) Jenack of Harrisville, and Frederick Jenack II of Buffalo; two grandsons, Connor and Jackson, of Harrisville; his former wife Charlotte Scott, of Harrisville; his brothers and sisters, Paul (Kip) Jenack of Lowville, Ellen (Rick) Bush of Lowville, Bill (Suzie) Jenack of Fairport and Dixie (Tom) Dickinson of Harrisville; a brother-in-law; Punk Finn of Lowville, and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents and a sister, Polly Finn, of Lowville, who died in 2008.
Graveside Services will be held in the Spring at a time to be announced in the Harrisville Community Cemetery. There will be no calling hours.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Scanlon Funeral Home, Harrisville. In his memory, Memorial Contributions may be made to the Harrisville Volunteer Fire Department or the Harrisville Rescue Squad, PO Box 51, Harrisville, NY 13648.
To view online obituary or to leave a message of sympathy, please visit www.scanlonfuneral.com.