Josephine A. Frederick, 92, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Josephine A. Frederick, Watertown, passed away Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at home where she was surrounded by her family and under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County. She was 92 years old.

There are no public services planned. A graveside service will be held in North Watertown Cemetery at the convenience of her family.

Josephine is survived by her children, Timothy P. and Mary Frederick of California; Howard G. and Cynthia Frederick of Clayton; Greg A. Frederick of Florida; Vikki Frederick of Watertown; Stephen J. and Carole Frederick of Oklahoma; Cherri D. and Scott Maitland of Moravia; Kevin S. and Leslie Frederick of Adams. She is also survived by several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Besides her parents, Josephine was predeceased by her husband, Howard J. Frederick (2017) and her brother, George Amo.

Donations may be made in her name to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675 -or- the Jefferson County SPCA, 25056 Water Street, Watertown, NY 13601.

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Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.