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Frederick E. McMullen IINovember 16, 1929 ~ July 16, 2017 (age 87)
CAPE VINCENT - Frederick E. McMullen, II, 87, of Cape Coral, FL and Cape Vincent, NY passed away peacefully Sunday, July 16, 2017 in Rochester, NY surrounded by his loving family. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cleveland Funeral Home, Cape Vincent.
Frederick was born on November 16, 1929 in Rochester, NY to the late Frederick McMullen, Sr. and Bernice Foley McMullen. He was a 1948 graduate of Aquinas High School in Rochester. After attending the University of Detroit’s School of Engineering and earning a degree in mechanical engineering he then attended Georgetown Law School and earned his Juris Doctor.
His career as a patent attorney spanned 36 years, taking him to the US Patent and Trademark Office in Washington, DC, Carrier Corporation in Syracuse, NY and Xerox Corporation in Rochester, NY.
Frederick was united in marriage with Barbara A. Brown on August 25, 1960 in Washington, DC. Fred enjoyed visiting Cape Vincent and had done so since his childhood. He was known for his love and knowledge of classic cars; as well as reading, history and playing the piano. Fred is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Barbara; their four children, Frederick III (Lori) McMullen, North Kingston, RI; Patrick (Dorian) McMullen, Villa Park, CA; David (Karen) McMullen, Annandale, VA; Nancy (LJ) Sutherland, Rochester, NY; six grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Also surviving are two siblings, William (Joyce) McMullen, Tampa Bay, FL; Mary McMullen, Elmira, NY. He was predeceased by a brother, Robert, in 1965.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be said at St. Vincent of Paul Church, Cape Vincent, at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday July 20, 2017, burial will follow in the St. Vincent of Paul Cemetery. Visitation will precede the funeral Mass beginning at 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Fred’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Western New York.
Online condolences can be shared at www.clevelandfuneralhomeinc.com
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