hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

September 20, 2012

Frederick Bretton, 76

Callahan, Fla. — Frederick Paul Bretton,76, of Callahan, Fla. passed away August 30. He was born in Ipswich, on April 7, 1936 to George and Alberta Smith. Mr. Bretton enjoyed old cars, gardening, country music, camping and his dog Daisy. He is retired from the GE Company.

He is survived by his wife, Debra (Chase) Bretton, four daughters; Donna Bretton (Ronald Lanouette), Karen Eldridge, Gail Brown, Rhonda Simmons; one step-daughter, Jennifer (Joe) Gately; two sons, Eric (Roni) Bretton and Paul (Annette) Pike; mother-in-law, Harriet Hartford; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a step-father, Jonas Warren.

ARRANGEMENTS: The family received friends on September 4, 2012 at Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church in Callahan at 10 a.m. with Mass starting at 11 a.m. Burial followed in Jones Cemetery.