Frederick George Lendroth, Jr., 90, of Hamden, husband of the late Emma Becker Lendroth, passed away peacefully at his home on October 7, 2009. He was born June 13, 1919, in East Haven to the late Frederick Sr. and Helen (Curren) Lendroth. He proudly served his country during WW II, in the US Army as an Artillery Man fighting in the African Theater, stationed on a Pacific Island. He was an active member of the Dunbar United Church of Hamden, also an avid NASCAR and Red Sox fan. Fred is survived by his daughters, Patricia Lendroth of Hamden , Virginia Dias and her husband Victor of Hamden, sons, Wayne Lendroth of Hamden, Mark Lendroth and his wife Martha of North Haven, Jeffrey Lendroth and his wife Kristen of Hamden, and Philip Lendroth and his wife Joann of New Haven. Blessed with 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden on Monday, October 12, at 11:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Service at Dunbar United Church of Christ, 727 Benham St., Hamden, at 12 noon. Friends may visit with his family on Monday morning from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Interment with Military Honors at Beaverdale Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers contributions in Fred's memory may be sent to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405 or the American Lung Association, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004.

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  1. Nothing speaks more clearly of a father’s love than the love he gave us all.You were a great dad and will forever be in our heart’s. Love, Your daughter Ginny October,10,2009

  2. To Pat and the Lendrother family, I am so sorry for your loss. I never saw Fred without a smile on his face. He was a wonderful man and will missed by all who had the great fortune of knowing him.

  3. To the Lendroth family: I just loved Fred.He was a gentleman and a gentle man! He has a special place in my heart. I hope he is eating all the carrot cake he could ever want in Heaven…Cheryl

  4. Our condolences to all of Fred Lendroth’s family and friends. Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. – John 11:25-26

  5. Our memories of Fred are many many years ago when we were all children and would go to our Aunt Nellie’s house on laurel street and Fred would be in the garden helping his mom. As time passed we lost touch with My Aunt families but we wanted to send you our sympathy. We are sorry for your loss. We pass the family house often and we never go by without thinking of his mom’s (Aunt Nellie) german potato salad. The Cietanno family

  6. HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAD. I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S BEEN A YEAR ALREADY.NOT A DAY GOES BY THAT I DON’T THINK OF YOU. yOUR SOFT SPOKEN VOICE, AND YOUR LOVE FOR US ALL IS GREATLY MISSED. I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER THE CARROT CAKE CUPCAKES AND WATCHING THR RED SOCKS WITH YOU. MAY GOD BLANKET YOU WILL MANY BLESSINGS AND MAY YOU AND MOM ALWAYS HAVE ETERNAL REST…

  7. To The Greatest Dad in Heaven: Happy Father’s Day Daddy – I Love You! Just want you to know that……In my heart, You’re always with me And not a day goes by…..when I don’t think of you. I love you Daddy,Patty

  8. Dear Dad, Not a day goes by that I don’t think of you!!! I miss our talks in the evening – and the jobs on your .To Do List.. I can hear you sometimes when I’m sitting at my desk at work.Sometimes I pick up the phone to give you a call….. This year has gone by so fast, it’s Apple Festive Time at the church and ALL the apple peeling women miss you helping them every Wednesday peel apples with them – they remember you were always laughing and always teasing Mom while you sat down next to each other to peel apples – you always made them laugh – we all miss you so much!!! DAD, IF TEARS COULD BUILD A STAIRWAY, & MEMORIES A LANE, I’D WALK RIGHT UP TO HEAVEN & BRING YOU HOME AGAIN! I thank GOD for giving you to me for 90 loving years, Always Love, Patty

  9. Dear Dad, Time really goes by fast; can’t believe it’s been two years. I miss your laugh and the talk’s we had when I brought supper; especailly the stuffed peppers you like so much. No word’s could ever express my love as each day goes by wishing for just one more day to comb your hair, or just watch the Red Socks with you.. We all miss you sooo much… love Ginny&Vic

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