Fredette, John Joseph, 78 years of age, died of complications of Parkinson’s disease on April 16, 2015, in Utica, Michigan. John is survived by his wife, Helen (Crowell) Fredette; his daughters, Mary Margaret Sutter of Bruce Twp, MI., Dawn Marie Fredette of Rochester Hills, MI., and Robin Elaine Fredette Roberts (Bradley) of Stowe, PA; grandchildren, DeOnte R Sullivan, Carrie Ann Sutter and Rozalynn Marie Roberts. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Margaret Mary and several siblings. John was born on July 29, 1936, in Detroit, MI, and married the love of his life in 1965. He retired from Ford Motor Company Vinyl Plant in Mt. Clemens, MI, in 1995 after 30 years of service. John was a great family man, husband and an awesome dad. He loved vacationing with his family, bowling, and coaching the softball team for Ford’s Local 400. He was an avid fan of jazz music, Detroit Tigers and Detroit Lions. He was a devout Christian until the end. The family would like to thank Regency Manor Nursing Home in Utica, MI, where he spent his final days in loving company and care; and Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care in Madison Heights, MI, especially Chris Davidson. Thank you all! Arrangements will be private for immediate family only.Published in Daily Tribune on Apr. 19, 2015+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View guest book "Dawn, I am so very sorry for your loss. I have thought of..." Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of John Fredette Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for John Fredette Add a photo +