Danvers — Alfred J. Frisch, 91, husband of the late Rosemary (Brawley) Frisch, and longtime resident of Salem, died in the Kaplan Family Hospice House early Sunday morning, September 15, 2013.
Born in Lawrence, he was the son of the late Alfred and Mabel (Kennedy) Frisch. Mr. Frisch attended local schools in Lawrence. Following his graduation from Lawrence High School, he received his bachelor’s degree in engineering from Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Following graduation, he joined the United States Navy, retiring from the Reserves in 1972 as a Captain. He was also safety engineer for Royal Globe Insurance Co. for more than 40 years, until his retirement.
As a husband and father, Mr. Frisch enjoyed being with his family, involved in family activities. He volunteered in scouting with his sons for many years, and enjoyed cycling and tennis. For many years, he spent winters in New Smyrna Beach, Fla.
Mr. Frisch is survived by his daughters, Sheila Frisch of Beverly, and Karen Pelletier and her husband, Philip, of Georgetown; grandchildren, Alicia Lindemen, Jason Pelletier and Alison Pelletier; and his longtime companion, the long-haired dachshund, “Jack.” He was predeceased by his two sons, E. Michael Frisch and Alfred J. Frisch Jr.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to attend Murphy Funeral Home, 85 Federal Street, Salem, on Thursday morning, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass at 12 p.m., at St. James Church, 156 Federal Street, Salem. Interment will be private. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Alfred J. Frisch Jr. Scholarship Fund, c/o Salem High School, 77 Willson St., Salem, MA 01970.
To sign his guest book, or for additional information, please call 978-744-0497, or visit www.MurphyFuneralHome.com.