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FREDERICK D. ZUGAY
August 4, 1958 ~ October 31, 2023 (age 65) 65 Years Old
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FREDERICK D. ZUGAY, a loving husband, son, uncle and patriot who dedicated his life to our country's National Defense has left us on 31 October 2023. Greeting him on the other side of the Rainbow Bridge were his German Shephard Dogs Remeses, Heidi, Phoenix and Trinity.
His Parents Helen (Malinowski) and Theodore Zugay welcomed their son into the world on August 4, 1958 in Norristown, Pa. Fred grew up in Norristown, and was a 1976 graduate of Norristown Area High School. While in Junior and Senior High School he participated on the golf team. Fred went on to Lock Haven University and graduated with a B.S. degree in Computer Science.
Fred worked as a Federal Government contractor for over 38 years and supported many intelligence agencies. His career started with General Electric Aerospace Division which was sold to Martin Marietta and then Lockheed. After Lockheed, he worked for the St. Vencore, Peraton and was employed by Arcfield at he time of his passing.
He was a true gentleman whose faith was expressed by his good deeds and constant love for all those close to him. Fred was exceedingly generous (especially to his nieces and nephews), and a loving and devoted husband. He enjoyed traveling, boating and playing slots. Fred was a past Commander, JN of the Northern Virginia Sail and Power Squadron. He loved German Shephard Dogs and collecting watches. In his younger years he enjoyed a good game of golf.
Fred possessed the rare gift of charity, generosity and humility and always made those in his presence feel special. He was an extraordinary and devoted husband to Cindy (Mifflin) Zugay. Together for 47 years (high school sweethearts) married for 40 years he was unfailingly supportive to his wife Cindy, and shared many passions with her. Their enduring partnership was a testament to their shared values and mutual respect. They were inseparable until the end. Fred was a great romantic, and would bring flowers and jewelry for his wife. A constant loving man he will be greatly missed by family and friends alike.
Fred's life was characterized by a strong work ethic and a deep sense of patriotism. He enjoyed national and international travel to Alaska six times, Hawaii eight times, Paris, France, England, Scotland and Wales as well as many Caribbean Islands.
He is preceded by his parents Helen (Malinowski) and Thed Zugay, his brother Teddy Zugay, and a niece Makayla Stanaitis. Survived by his wife Cindy (Mifflin) Zugay, sister and brother-in-law Penny and Steve Stanaitis, niece Ariana Stanaitis and nephews Hunter Stanaitis and Jason Zugay.
Relatives and friends may call on Monday, November 6, 2023 at Sacred Heart Church 120 Jefferson St. Swedesburg where his viewing will be held from 9:30 to 10:15 AM with Funeral Mass will commencing at 10:30 AM. Interment will follow in Valley Forge Memorial Gardens, King of Prussia.
In lieu of flowers or donations the family asks that you do something kind for someone in need.
Arrangements are by the Bernard S. Gutkowski Funeral 305 Jefferson St. Swedesburg, (610) 275-6385 Keith J. Murphy, FD.