Frederick Baker Bertrand, III

  • Visitation:
    Tuesday, May 12, 2015
    2-4 & 7-9 PM
  • Funeral Home:
    O'Connell Funeral Home
    30 Little Plains Road
    Southampton, NY
  • Funeral Service: 
    Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 10:00 AM
    Our Lady of Poland RC Church
    Southampton, New York
  • Burial:
    Calverton National Cemetery
  • Service Type: Public



Born: May 29, 1927
Died:  May 10, 2015 
Age:   87

Frederick Bertrand 87 of Watermill, NY passed away peacefully at Southampton Hospital on Sunday, May 10th 2015

He was born in Brooklyn, NY on May 29, 1927 to Frederick and Kathleen Bertrand. He graduated from Hempstead High School and joined the United States Navy in 1945.  He married Ruth Krummel on Oct. 22, 1949. 

Fred worked for the Long Island Lighting Co. as a lineman and then a foreman of Emergency Services on the East End of Long Island.  His Career with LILCO spanned 40 years.  Fred was an avid outdoorsman, especially enjoying boating and fishing.  He also took great pleasure in working his big vegetable garden.  Fred also enjoyed spending time with his large family and many friends.

Fred is survived by Ruth, his wife of 65 years and his children: Fred and Regina Bertrand, of Watermill; Pamela and Vincent Giacoia, of Hampton Bays; Scott and Christina Bertrand of Easthampton; Peter and Josephine Bertrand, of Bridgehampton; Susan and Tim Bock , of Springs; Sally and Kevin Cope, of Broadalbin, NY and is predeceased by his daughter Laurie Bertrand Weber.  He is also survived by 21 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.


In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project







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