Frederick H. "Fred" Mariani

  • Born: October 10, 1936
  • Died: December 22, 2019
  • Location: Marlborough, Massachusetts

Fowler-Kennedy Funeral Home

42 Concord Street
Maynard, MA 01754

Tel. (978) 897-7343

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Husband,Father,Grandfather and Brother

Frederick H. "Fred" Mariani, age 83, of Marlborough, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 22, 2019. Fred was the loving husband of M. Susan Mariani.

Born in Concord, Massachusetts on October 10, 1936, he was the son of the late Henry R. and Rose M. (Oliver) Mariani. Fred was raised and educated in Maynard, graduating from Maynard High School, class of 1954. He was a three sport athlete playing football, basketball and baseball. Upon graduation, Fred enlisted in the United States Navy. After completing basic training in the Navy, Fred was assigned to the Marine Corps and proudly served his country as a Hospital Corpsman. Following his time in the military, Fred attended Bentley University on the G.I. Bill. He continued his education at Boston University, earning a Bachelor's in Accounting. He then went on to attend San Diego State University for his Master's Degree.

Fred worked as an Accountant and Business Process Consultant for the Digital Equipment Corporation, starting at the ground floor when the Company was in its infancy, badge 060. He also worked for Honeywell Industries and Smith Valve Corporation, retiring in 2001.

Fred enjoyed sports. He was an avid football fan and loved watching and following the New England Patriots. He coached youth Hockey in Maynard for many years. He also enjoyed Tennis, Skiing, fresh water fishing and creating woodworking projects in his workshop.

Fred is survived by his wife Susan Mariani of Marlborough, MA; his children Lori and husband Alex Hanks of Barre, MA; James Mariani of North Andover MA; his grandchildren Cole and Tammy; his great-granddaughter Kailey; his brother Richard Mariani and his wife Carolyn of Berlin, MA. Also survived by his former wife Nancy Mariani. Fred was predeceased by his son Henry Mariani.

Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Fred on Friday, December 27, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Fowler-Kennedy Funeral Home, 42 Concord Street, Maynard. His funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 10:00 am at Saint Bridget Parish, One Percival Street, Maynard. Burial will follow at Saint Bridget Cemetery in Maynard.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in Fred's memory may be made to Marlboro Community Cupboard, 255 Main Street, Marlborough, MA 01752.


Condolence & Memory Journal


Sorry we couldn't be there to pay our respects. So glad to have seen Fred this past fall. Thinking of him now and saying a prayer. Sincerely Laura and Tom

Posted by Laura Daly - North Andover, MA   December 28, 2019

Sorry for you loss great man, also my hockey coach back in the day. Loved the badge # 060 Digital

Posted by Bobby Egan - WORCESTER, MA   December 27, 2019


Fred will be missed, he was a great teacher of many topics and inspired great thoughts.
-Rob and Karen Troisi

Posted by ROB TROISI - Baldwinville, MA - Acquaintance   December 25, 2019

We will miss your warm smile and the way you could light up a room with wit and grace. Our sympathy and condolences to the family.

Posted by Mike and Joann Hanks - Barre, MA   December 24, 2019

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