Fraser, Hugh

May 22, 2008


Hugh D. Fraser, age 76, of Wilmington, died peacefully at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on May 22, 2008, surrounded by his family.

Hugh was born on May 7, 1932 in Montreal Canada, he was the son of the late George & Gertrude (Stockinger) Fraser. Hugh moved with his family to the United States as a young boy and they settled in the Boston area. Following High School, Hugh joined the United States Army and served the country during the Korean War. Hugh met and married Joan M. Watson and they moved to Wilmington in 1959 where they raised their family. Prior to retirement, Hugh was a draftsman for Honeywell Corporation in Wilmington for many years. He was a member of the Tewksbury-Wilmington Lodge of Elks, Wilmington V. F. W., and the Screen Actors Guild (SAG). In his spare time Hugh enjoyed acting, boxing, and running, competing in many local road races. Hugh was a very devoted family many and he treasured the time he spent with his grandchildren.

Hugh was the beloved husband of Joan M. (Watson) Fraser, devoted father of Brad Fraser & his wife Lynn and Greg Fraser & his wife Gina all of Wilmington, loving grandfather of Brad, Jr., Jaclyn, Justin, & David, dear brother of Doug Fraser of Bridgewater.

His Funeral Service will be held at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Wednesday, May 28th, at 10:00 a.m., celebrated by Rev. Travis Bonnette-Kim from the Wilmington United Methodist Church. Interment Wildwood Cemetery. Visiting hours will be on Tuesday, May 27th from 5-8 p.m.

Memorial donations in Hugh's name may be made to American Stroke Association, P. O. Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220.

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