Boonville- Fred Wieczerzak, 56, passed away suddenly September 29, surrounded by his family after a short illness.
Fred was born on May 14, 1962 the son of late Florence (Karpinski) and Walter Wieczerzak of Boonville, NY. He was united in marriage August 27, 1987 with Gail M. Schue, 31 years of marriage blessed them with two daughters.
Fred worked various construction jobs before running the dairy farm he grew up on. He was currently employed with Kellogg’s Dry Wall and Painting of Turin, NY.
His true passion lied within his garage and his need for speed. Although most of his life was labor intensive work, any free time was spent with either one of his Camaro’s, which were his pride and joy. Summer weekends were spent at the drag strip with his son-in-law. He adored spending time with his grandkids and introducing his grandson into motorsports.
His hobbies also included hunting on his farmland and family camp on Tug Hill and snowmobiling with friends and family.
Fred valued his family and spending time with them especially his annual Lake George vacation of 15 years. Fred was well known by everyone for his ability to lighten any mood with his memorable joking.
In addition to his wife Gail, of Boonville, he is survived by two daughters Ashley and Stephen Ellinger, Boonville, NY, and Elise Wieczerzak, Rochester, NY, and grandchildren Tyler, Brody and Aliyah Ellinger. He also survived by sister, Linda Wieczerzak and Ben Coe, Tobaccoville, NC and brother, Reginald Wieczerzak, New York, NY. Fred was predeceased by a sister, Diana Moshier and father-in-law, Donald Schue
A prayer service will be held on Thursday, October 4th at 9:45 am at Mills Funeral Home, 301 Post Street, Boonville, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. at Christ Our Hope/St. Joseph’s Church, Boonville. Calling hours will be held Wednesday, October 3rd, 3-7 pm at the funeral home. Burial will be at St. Josephs Cemetery. For an online message of sympathy please go to www.millsfuneralhomes.com.