In memory of
Frederic Shaheen
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In memory of
Frederic Shaheen
Frederic (Freddie the Frog) Shaheen it is with great sadness that we announce our longtime friend, Freddie the Frog has passed. Fred Shaheen, age 75, passed away suddenly on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. A 1961 graduate of Glenwood High School, he retired from Procter and Gamble. Freddie was the host of Sunday Morning classics on Rock 106.9 (WRQK-FM) for decades. Every Sunday morning he would start his broadcast with The Rascals, “It's a Beautiful Morning.” Over the years, he was welcomed at sock hops, benefits, reunions and weddings as an Entertainer and Disc Jockey. Freddie retired from Rock 106.9 in 2015. Freddie was one of a kind; his love was working with his family and being on the radio. He loved his beloved fans as well. Freddie was a member of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, Massillon Moose Lodge, North Canton Eagles and Masonic Lodge. He was preceded in death by his parents Masid and Margaret (Esber) Shaheen. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Charlotte; two children Renee Shaheen (Chuck McDevitt) and Tony (Joni) Shaheen; two brothers the Very Rev. Fr. Joseph (Diane) Shaheen and Dr. Masid (Joan) Shaheen. Also survived by four grandchildren Tony (Taylor) Shaheen, Austin Shaheen, Macie Shaheen, and Michael McDevitt. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, with Trisigion services at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the church with Rev. Fr. Michael Corbin, Rev. Fr. Basil Shaheen and the Very Rev. Fr. Joseph Shaheen officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. The family would like to thank Dr. Louis Shaheen for all of his care over the years, along with Dr. Raza Kahn. Freddie, “ I did it my way.” Rossi (330) 492-5830 www.rossifuneralhomeinc.com
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