Frederick Roderick

Frederick Roderick, 91, of Mattapoisett died January 6, 2021 at home after a brief illness.

            He was the husband of Mary G. (Moniz) Roderick.

            Born in New Bedford, son of the late William and Elizabeth (Vieira) Roderick, Fred was raised in Dartmouth and lived in Mattapoisett most of his life.

            He was formerly employed as a mason for many years with Fleurent Construction, later starting his own company.

            Mr. Roderick served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

            He enjoyed fishing, boating and working.

            Survivors include his wife; 2 sons, Kevin Roderick and his wife Debra of Mattapoisett and Michael Roderick and his wife Robin of Rochester; a sister, Nancy Silva of New Bedford; his grandson, Ryan Roderick; and numerous nieces and nephews.

            Fred was the brother of the late William Roderick, Jr., Edith Sousa, Casey Grundy and Thelma Gonsalves.

            Due to COVID-19, a Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

            Arrangements are by the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Mattapoisett. For online condolence book, please visit

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  1. Debra Roderick says:

    The best Grandfather a child could ask for. Our beautiful memories will forever make us smile. You were the best Grandpa. May your soul rest in peace. You will be missed. Love Debbie & Ryan

  2. Rene J Fleurent Jr says:

    I always saw Mr Roderick as a kind and wonderful,,, I dont think I ever remember seeing a frown on his face,,,always appeared to be so happy,,, I remember as a young man, my Dad going to see Freddy to ask a quick question, because he always respected his opion in the building trade!!!! Wonderful man, that am sure he will be missed!!!!

    Rene J Fleurent, Jr

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