Frederick H. Eddy


Frederick H. "Babe" Eddy, 88, of Warwick, passed away April 4, 2012 at Brentwood Nursing Home. He was the beloved husband of Claire A. (McKenna) Eddy. They were married in 1943.

Born in Warwick, he was a son of the late Warren A. and Leita E. (Hall) Eddy. Mr. Eddy was a shipping clerk for Leesona Corporation until his retirement. He served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II and was awarded the Medal of Valor for bravery. He served as a volunteer in the Emergency Room at Kent Hospital for 20 years and for the East Greenwich Volunteer Fire Department for many years. Mr. Eddy was a member of American Legion Post 15 in East Greenwich.

He was the loving father of Joseph F. Eddy and his wife, Denise, of Leesburg, Fla. and Sharon A. Mattera of Warwick; caring brother of Beverly Gebler of Ashaway and the late Warren A. Eddy Jr.; cherished grandfather of five and great-grandfather of three.

His funeral service was held April 7 in Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home, 800 Greenwich Ave., Warwick. Burial followed in Elm Grove Cemetery.

Gifts in his memory to Hasbro Children's Hospital, 593 Eddy St., Providence, RI 02903 would be appreciated. For information and guest book visit