Frederick D. Lobdell, 78, of Northborough


Frederick D. LobdellNorthborough – Frederick D. Lobdell, 78, passed away peacefully at Whitney Place – Westborough on July 6, 2024. At the time of his passing, he was surrounded by the love and support of his family.

Fred was born and raised in Derby, CT, one of three children to the late Leroy C. and Estelle E. (Smith) Lobdell. He was the husband of the late Cheryl (Bruyere) Lobdell.

Surviving Fred are his three daughters, Amanda Chenier and her husband John of Shrewsbury, Melissa Simone and her husband Kenneth of Loveland, OH, Jennifer Dominguez Larson of Phoenix, AZ; two step-children, Henry Bissonnette, III of Worcester and Crystal Bissonnette of Bellingham; three grandchildren, Lucas Chenier, Amy Eifert and her husband Tyler, and Zachary Simone; two step-grandchildren, Zachary Bissonnette and Cameron Bissonnette, two great-grandchildren, Teagan Eifert and Scout Eifert; a brother, Leroy Lobdell of FL and a sister, Wendy Gaynor of CT.

Fred oversaw sales operations in technology companies throughout his working career. He raised his family in the Metro-west area. He was known for his work ethic and tenacious determination in reaching his goals.

As an outdoor enthusiast, Fred looked forward to spending time in nature. He found enjoyment skiing and golfing with his “Sugarloaf” group, fishing, and big game hunting. In his early days Fred enjoyed vacationing with his family on Cape Cod and in Maine and looked forward to finding new restaurants to try out. He was an aficionado of spicy margaritas and ice cream cones. Fred was a friend you could count on. He found satisfaction in helping someone needing a hand. He had an empathetic heart and a great sense of humor which easily could bring a smile to those having a bad day.

The visitation will take place between 10am and 12pm on Tuesday, July 23, at Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main Street, Northborough. Fred’s funeral will immediately follow at 12pm in the funeral home. Burial will occur privately at a later date.

Fred’s family respectfully request in lieu of flowers that memorial donations be made in his honor to the Northborough Food Pantry, 37 Pierce St, Northborough, MA 01532 (

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