Frederick John “Fred” Schlick Jr., 70, of Pottstown, husband of Magda (Kiss) Schlick for 44 years, passed away on Sunday at Phoenixville Hospital.
Raised in Schwenksville, he was the son of the late Frederick John Sr. and Vinita Mae (Bergenstock) Schlick.
Surviving with his wife are children Frederick John Schlick III of Pottstown, Denielle Wilson of Perkiomenville and Jason Schlick of Berks Co.; grandchildren Frederick IV, Isabelle and Anneliese; and his brother Robert B. Schlick of Phoenixville. Along with his parents, he is predeceased by his brother Richard Schlick.
Fred was a member of Trinity Reformed Church in Pottstown. An Eagle Scout, he was active in the Boy Scouts of America. He coached local youth lacrosse and volunteered at St. Aloysius School. He was a graduate of Schwenksville High School and Temple University. Fred retired from Cabot Corp. in 1996 and continued part-time with Sanatoga Corp.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday, 2:30PM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown, with the Rev. John Houghton officiating. Burial will be private. Friends may call on Sunday from 1:00PM to 2:15PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Fred’s name to the Cancer Center at Phoenixville Hospital, Patient Assistance Fund, 824 Main Street, Suite 101, Phoenixville, PA 19460 Attn: Jennifer Green.