Frederick L. “Fred” Elbert Jr.
Age 70, of Canton, passed away Sunday February 18, 2018 in Rose Lane Nursing Home. He was born August 9, 1947 in Queens, NY to the late Frederick L. Sr. and Evelyn (Frick) Elbert. He was formerly employed as a Sherriff Deputy for Orange County, New York and had attended North Industry Christian Church. Fred was a U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam Veteran where he served with the Force Recon unit and was a POW for four years and seven months. He was a life member of the Vietnam Vets, VFW, American Legion; honorary member of the Leathernecks Nations MC MaDeuce Chapter and a member of the Masonic Lodge. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Evelyn Elbert; one brother and one sister. Fred is survived by his wife, Denise Kidd-Elbert to whom he was married in 2013; one daughter, Melissa Elbert (Brian Cavanaugh) of East Palestine, OH; two step-children, Kari (Andy) Moreland of Canton, Kristofer (Theresa) Chadwell of N. Canton; 10 grandchildren, Jay and Jessica Geraci, Cassidy and Cody Valen all of New York, Chase Chadwell of Wisconsin, Allyson, Abbygail, Hannah, Olivia and Lily Moreland all of Canton; and great-grandchildren; his service dog, “Murphy”. Funeral services will be Sunday February 25, 2018 at 5:00pm in the North Industry Christian Church with Chaplain Drew Kearns and Pastor David Cunningham officiating. Friends and family will be received Sunday 2-5pm at the church. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to SAVE22, the Leathernecks Nations MC MaDeuce Chapter or to your local military charity. Condolences or fond memories may be shared online at www.sandersfuneralhomes.com.