Obituary of Frederick Edward Duryea Jr.

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Frederick Edward Duryea Jr., 72 of Great Barrington died Tuesday June 7, 2022 at his home. Fred was born in Great Barrington on April 16, 1950, son of Frederick E. Sr. and Laura (Hawver) Duryea. Fred was a graduate of Mount Everett High School. He worked for over twenty years as a grinder at Sheffield Plastics. Fred was a communicant of the former South Egremont Congregational Church and was a South Egremont Volunteer Firefighter for over fifteen years. Fred’s wife Helen (Farnum) Duryea predeceased him. Fred is survived by two brothers, James Duryea of S. Egremont and Roger Duryea and his wife Wendy of Otis, one sister, Nancy Duryea of Great Barrington and nieces and nephews, Leticia, Cayden, James Jr, James III, Sarah, Jaime, Penny, Jason, Ray, and Timothy. In addition to his wife Helen, Fred was predeceased by his parents and brother, Dale Duryea.

A Graveside service for Frederick Edward Duryea Jr. will be held on Friday June 17 at 11:30 AM in Hillside Cemetery in South Egremont. Expressions of sympathy in Fred’s memory may be made to Purradise in care of the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South St. Great Barrington MA 01230. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.  eleH elH

4 Responses to Obituary of Frederick Edward Duryea Jr.

  1. Our condolences to the Duryea family.

  2. My condolences go out to all of the family. Freddy will be missed by many people, especially his friends at Bostwick Gardens. He was always ready to lend a helping hand when necessary.
    RIP Fred.

  3. My condolences go out to the whole family.
    Fred will be missed by many people, especially his friends at Bostwick Gardens. Fred was always ready to lend a helping hand.
    RIP Freddy.

  4. MY SINCERE CONDOLENCES TO THE DURYEA FAMILY, MAY HE REST IN PEACE!

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