March 28, 1930 ~ May 9, 2007
Frederick Hau Uihlein, Sr., 77, of Benedict Drive, North Haven, loving husband for 49 years of Eleanor (Quirk) Uihlein, passed away peacefully at his home on May 9, 2007. He was born on March 28, 1930 in New Haven, CT. Fred enjoyed spending his summers at Mansfield Grove in East Haven where he spent his time sailing and visiting with friends and family. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War. Upon his return, Fred worked at the United Illuminating Company. He enjoyed hiking at Sleeping Giant Park in Hamden and was a lifetime member of the Sleeping Giant Park Association. In 1994, Fred retired from the UI after 44 years of service. After retiring, he spent his time caring for his wife. He joins his parents, Florence (Burwell) and Frederick Otto Uihlein, his sister and brother-in-law, Ellen and Bud Fisher, and his sister-in-law, Marti Uihlein in heaven. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his brother, George Uihlein of Woodbridge; six children, Mark Uihlein of Seattle, WA, Kurt Uihlein and his wife Lisa of Killingworth, Mary Cruz and her husband Andres of North Haven, Kathy Berera and her husband Jon of Torrington, Ellen Hurlburt and her husband Ron of Clinton and Frederick Uihlein Jr. and his wife Kerianne of Hamden; his ten grandchildren who will honor their grandfather as his pallbearers, Jennifer Fisher, Andrea Cornell, Senior Airman Brian Dube, Michael Uihlein, Megan Cruz, Christopher Dube, Ben Uihlein, Nick Uihlein, Joshua Hurlburt, Lyssa Hurlburt; and his great-grandchild, Felicia Acquino; along with many nieces and nephews. Friends may visit with the family at BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Avenue, Hamden on Monday, May 14th from 5 to 8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, May 15th, 10am at St. John the Baptist Church in New Haven. Burial will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Frederick's name may be sent to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405 or the Sleeping Giant Park Association, P.O. Box 185340, Hamden, CT 06518-0340.