Paxinos – Fred William Derr Jr., 84, of 283 Tulip Road, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019.
Born in Shamokin on February 16, 1935, he was the son of the late Fred William Sr. and Marcella May (Frye) Derr.
He was a graduate of Coal Township High School.
On July 3, 1954 in Shamokin he married the love of his life, Eileen Noll. Together they shared 65 years of marriage.
Fred worked at Catawissa Lumber, retiring in 1999.
Fred is survived by his wife, Eileen Derr of Paxinos; a daughter, Debbie Pawling and her husband, Bruce of Coal Township; two sons, Randy Derr and his wife, Melody of Coal Township, and Jeff Derr and his wife Karen of Coal Township; three granddaughters, Jennifer Dormer and her husband, Michael of Coal Township, Jannelle Morgan and her husband, Ryan of Coal Township, and Brooke Derr of Coal Township; two grandsons, Ryan Derr and his Wife Christy of Huffs Church, and Cody Derr of Shamokin; three great granddaughters, Lilly Dormer, Ella Morgan and Olivia Derr; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, father-in-law, Edward Noll and his wife, Mary; a brother, Horace Derr and his wife, Edna; a sister-in-law, Bonnie Yancoskie; and a brother-in-law, Edward Noll.
Fred William Derr, 84, of 283 Tulip Road, Paxinos – Funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family at a later date. Arrangements are being cared for by Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 W. Chestnut Street, Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, Supervisor. To send condolences to the family please visit www.farrowfh.com
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