FARMERINGDALE, NY — Frederick Raines passed away December 26, 2019, at his home in Farmingdale, New York at the age of 69.
He was born in Battleboro, Vt. on February 6, 1950 to the late Anne Elizabeth (Bross) Raines and Robert aka Rip Raines.
He graduated from General Brown High School in 1967. After graduation he attended SUNY Brockport & played on the basketball team there.
After college, he worked for Jefferson County Highway Department & played for The Red & Black Semi Pro Football team in Watertown, NY.
He later became part of the management team at Brunswick Bowling Association in the New York City area.
From there, he worked for the New York City Transit System for over 20 years until his retirement in 2016.
Fred was an avid sports fan. He enjoyed bowling and his motorcycle.
He is survived by his daughter Heather Guinn Raines, & a granddaughter AnnaBella Maria Dunedin, Florida; three brothers and their wives, Robert and Diane Raines Waddington, NY, Stephen and Janet Raines, Watertown, NY, and David and Jessie Raines, Dunedin, Florida and several nieces and nephews, as well as his extended family the Burkhardt’s, David, Ruth, Laura & Michael, Farmingdale, NY.
There will be a spring burial in Brownville NY. Date TBA