Mary L. Frederick

Mary L. Frederick, age 92, of Tecumseh, passed away September 2, 2019 at Hospice of Lenawee.  She was born May 19, 1927 in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of Eugene and Rose (Sinelli) Rebottaro. In May 1947, she married William L. Frederick in Tecumseh, Mich. He preceded her in death January 2, 1974. 

Mary is survived by her children, William E. (Susan) Frederick, Susan (Alan) Gasper, Cynthia (Wesley) Coy, Rita Frederick (Andrew Kalinski), Michael L. Frederick, Mary Beth (William) Savage, Jeanne (Robert) Schafer; 19 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren; siblings, Clara (Tom) Rice, Anthony (Joanne) Rebottaro, Anne Jameson, and Charles (Brenda) Rebottaro; sister-in-laws, Martha Rebottaro and Mary Effie Boden; and brother-in-law, Dorman Frederick.  

In addition to her husband William, she was preceded in death by two sons, Patrick Lee Frederick and Joseph Allen Frederick; brother, Louis; sister, Rena Rose; and brother-in-law, The Honorable Charles W. Jameson. 

A memorial gathering will take place on Friday, Sept. 13, from 4 to 7 p.m. at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh with a scripture service at 7 p.m.

A memorial mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Tecumseh with Rev. Fr. Daniel Wheeler officiating. Private burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Maybee, Mich. at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice of Lenawee. Condolences may be offered online at


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