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“Mr. Magee,Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served with the U.S. Army during the Korean...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Mike Casey(former Ma resident) - TX

“Mrs. Magee , our friends Rick, Betsy and Geoffrey and family,We're very sorry for your loss.Lots of love,Jamie and Vince ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Jamie and Vincent Kordack - MA

“Dear Carlene and family, We are sending our deepest sympathy for your loss. Fred was a great guy and knowledgeable on so many topics! We always...Read More »
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“My condolences to the Magee family. I hope that you take comfort in happy memories. ”
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WEST BRIDGEWATER----Frederic L. Magee Jr., 87, a resident of West Bridgewater for the past 56 years, passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018 at Brockton Hospital. He was the devoted husband of Carlene J. (Goodworth) Magee for 66 years.

Born and raised in Stoughton, son of the late Frederic and Alice (Infantino) Magee, he was a graduate of Norfolk Agricultural High School. A veteran of the US Army, he served as a corporal during the Korean War.

Upon honorable discharge, he enrolled at ITT Technical Institute where he received a certificate as an air conditioning technician. Fred was also a licensed master pipefitter and a member of the Pipefitters Local 537.

Fred was known as a beekeeper for 61 years. Originally a hobby, he turned beekeeping into a business, Magee's Bee Supply of West Bridgewater, which he owned and operated for many years. Fred served as past President of the Norfolk County Beekeepers Association, Bristol County Beekeepers Association, and Plymouth County Beekeepers Association. He was past Vice President of the Massachusetts Federation of Beekeepers, a member of the Farm Bureau, The Massachusetts Commodity Board, and the Eastern Apicultural Society.

His hobbies included orchid growing and gardening. He and his wife also loved to travel worldwide.

In addition to his wife Carlene, he is survived by two children, Rick Magee and his wife Betsy of Eagan, Minnesota, and Lois Magee of Trenton, New Jersey; a sister, Rosa-Lee Saddler of Florida; a grandson, Geoffrey Magee of Ashby; an unofficial adopted daughter, Stephanie Machell of Saugus; and several nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Richard Magee and Audrey Barrett.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. in Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton. Interment with military honors will follow in Furnace Village Cemetery, Easton. Visiting hours on Friday from 4-7 p.m. Donations in Frederic's memory may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 1324 Belmont Street, Unit 204, Brockton, MA. 02301. For directions or condolences visit