Fredrick C. ‘Fred’ Roessing

Fredrick Charles “Fred” Roessing, 79, Triangle, Va., passed away peacefully Saturday, June 8, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born in Altoona, where most of his family still resides.

Surviving are his wife, Judy; three daughters: Melissa, Donna and Brenda; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; a sister, Barbara, in Florida; and a brother, David, of Altoona.

Fred joined the U.S. Marine Corps and remained in Virginia where he built a life with his family. He was a firefighter, police officer and fire extinguisher technician. Among many other careers, Fred was known as a hard worker and diligent in all aspects of his life and continued to work and fight through stage four cancer under hospice care.

Fred was extremely loved by his family and friends and touched many lives in his 79 years.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019, at Covenant Funeral Service Stafford. A service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019, at the funeral home. A celebration of life service will be held following the service at 4 p.m. at Mickey Finn Detachment Marine, 18726 Fuller Heights Road, Triangle, VA 22172.

In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions for the celebration of life ceremony be sent to Fred’s home address at, 18250 Oakdale Drive, Triangle, VA 22172.