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Frederick D. Freeman Jr.

February 18, 1957 — July 8, 2024

New Brighton

"A merry heart doeth good like a medicine, ..." (Proverbs 17:22).

Frederick D. Freeman Jr., 67, of New Brighton, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Monday, July 8, 2024. 

He was born on February 18, 1957, in New Brighton, the son of Susie J. Menefee Freeman and the late Frederick D. Freeman Sr.

Rick was a sports fanatic and a great athlete, with a particular love for baseball. His friends remember him as a gentle soul with a great sense of humor and a contagious smile. Rick's presence brought joy and laughter to those around him, making him a friend to many.

In addition to his mother, Rick is survived by four brothers, Bo (Joyce) Freeman, Timothy Lewis (Judy) Freeman, Shawn Anthony Freeman, and Shannon Eugene (Aiga) Freeman; a sister, Sheena Michelle (Donald) Hampton; a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins; close friends, Mark Nemecek, Melissa & Jim Piotrowski; and the wonderful employees of Shoo Shoo's Wooden Spoon. 

A special thanks to Ashlee Bentley (niece) for all of her efforts and support and most importantly love for her uncle.

Friends will be received Monday from 2-6 PM in the J&J SPRATT FUNERAL HOME INC., 1612 3rd Ave, New Brighton, PA 15066.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rick's name to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.

Rick leaves behind a legacy of kindness and camaraderie that will be remembered by all who were fortunate enough to have crossed paths with such a great man.

Professional Services were handled by the CORLESS-MATTER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, LLC, 1133 Church Street, Ambridge, PA 15003. Online condolences may be shared at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Frederick D. Freeman Jr., please visit our flower store.

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Monday, July 15, 2024

2:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)


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