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Frederick R. Proske

December 31, 1948 - October 27, 2020

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: October 29, 2020

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Frederick R. Proske 71 of Drums passed away Tuesday at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest.

Born in Brooklyn NY he was the son of the late Frederick J. and Jacqueline (Murphy) Proske.

He was a member of Good Shepherd Church, Drums.

Fred was an honorably discharged Army Veteran serving with the 101st Airborne Division during Vietnam.

He loved spending time with his wife, family, and his dog Ozzie. Fred also enjoyed football and sports.

Before retiring he was a Powderman for ICI Tamaqua (Atlas Powder Co.).

Preceding him in death in addition to his parents was Step Parents; Paul Cattabiani and Eleanor Proske and Infant son; Vincent J. Proske.

Surviving are his wife of 48 years married on October 28, 1972 the former Mary Gallagher. Sons; Richard and his wife Kerry- North Carolina. Daughter; Allison Quinn and her husband Jack- Lebanon. Brothers; Edward Proske and Paul Cattabiani both of New York. Sister; Gail and her husband Paul Budrick- Arizona. Granddaughter; Braelyn Rose and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday 10am in Good Shepherd Church, Drums.

Friends may call at the church from 9 to 10am.

Burial will follow in Ft. Indiantown Gap Cemetery, Annville Pa.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to a charity of one’s choice.

McNulty Funeral Home 494 East Butler Dr. Freeland is in charge of arrangements.

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