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William A. Wiedergott, 82, of Northborough

Northborough – William A. “Fritz” Wiedergott, 82, of Northborough and formerly of Southborough, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 at UMass Medical Center in Worcester. He was the beloved husband of Sylvia (Bloch) Wiedergott for 60 years.

Born in Pennsburg, Pa., Fritz graduated from Allentown High School. Soon after, he enlisted in the Navy, serving on a Destroyer, the USS Stoddard, during the Korean War. Upon his honorable discharge, Fritz went on to attend Springfield College, graduating in 1958 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education.

For the next 40 years, Fritz would become a popular and well-respected member of the faculty at St. Mark’s School in Southborough. He taught in the math department, was the Director of Athletics, a trainer, and coach of the school’s varsity soccer, wrestling, and lacrosse teams, where he amassed an impressive record.

An avid skeet shooter, Fritz was a World Champion in individual and team events. His overall excellence in the sport resulted in Fritz’ induction into both the Massachusetts, and National Skeet Shooting Hall of Fame.

In addition to his wife, Sylvia, he is survived by his children, Anita-Marie Edwardsen and her husband Ronald, Teresa Wiedergott-Wilson and her husband Steve, William A.Wiedergott III, Karl Wiedergott, and Heather Cartier and her husband Roland, and his grandchildren, Kristine Hart, Kelly Edwardsen, Ryan Wilson, Hannah Wilson, and Chace Cartier.

All services will be private.

Memorial contributions may be sent in his memory to a charity of your choosing.

Arrangements are under the care of the Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main St., Southborough.

To leave words of condolence to the family, please visit www.morrisfuneralparlor.com.

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1 Comment for “William A. Wiedergott, 82, of Northborough”

  1. Greatest coach I ever had. Soccer and lacrosse. Unbelievable leader and example. “Don’t wish for it…work for it”.
    RIP Frtiz

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