We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Witty's Funeral Home
ORANGE- Freddy D. Mallett, 64, of Red Brook Lane, and formerly of Athol, died early Sunday morning, May 29, 2022.
Born in Gardner on September 27, 1957, he was the son of the late Ernest L. and LaVera (Schlepp) Mallett and grew up in Athol, and attended Athol High School with the class of 1976.
Freddy was well known in the area and excelled as a chef and had worked at the Fox Run and King Phillip Restaurants, both in Phillipston, the Highland Grille and the Tully Mill Pond Restaurant. He had also worked at Cushing Academy in Ashburnham and at the Rodney Hunt Co. in Orange.
Freddy was an avid fisherman and was a member of the Millers River Fishing Association, helping with stocking the river and ponds with trout. Freddy loved being outdoors and enjoyed many hours in his vegetable and flower gardens..
He was a member of the Franco-American Club, the Lithuanian Club where he would watch the New England sports teams (Patriots, Red Sox and Bruins) and helped out in the kitchen cooking many of the club’s meals. He also helped Billy O’Brien for many years with the William O’Brien Thanksgiving meal for the community.
Freddy is survived by his siblings, Patty Guimond of Wyoming, Peter Mallett and his wife Gail of New Salem, John Mallett and his wife Pennie of Athol, and Jeannie Cullen and her husband Brian of Athol. He also leaves behind many nephews, nieces and cousins; along with many friends.
Besides his parents, Freddy was predeceased by a nephew, Shon Mallett, whom he spent many hours fishing with.
There are no calling hours.
A celebration of life will be held at the Lithuanian Club, 365 South Street, Athol, on Saturday, June 4, 2022 from 2-4 p.m.
Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main Street, Orange, is assisting the family.
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