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Robb Frederick
  • Schenectady Autism Chapter
    2999 Hamburg St
    Schenectady, ND 12303

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“Often think of him and we had a tribute to all our Nisky Class of 77 who we've lost gone but not forgotten ”
1 of 36 | Posted by: Dawn Friello - Pattersonville, NY

“I remember playing basketball with Robbie in grade school. He was never shy about taking a shot. :) "If you can see the rim, it is OK to shoot." ...Read More »
2 of 36 | Posted by: Phil Mitchell - Brookeville, MD

“Please know Robb was a good man and my family expresses our condolences to yours. Craig Roland ”
3 of 36 | Posted by: Craig Roland - Atlanta, ID

“Dear Ellen and family members, I want to share a very OLD memory. I CLEARLY remember when Ellen first met Rob and started dating. She...Read More »
4 of 36 | Posted by: Marianne DiCerbo - Delmar, NY

“Ellen- I was so sad to read about your husband's death. I just wanted to let you know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
5 of 36 | Posted by: Christine Ruzzo-Parisi - NY

“Dear Bob, Karen and family, we are saddened to hear of Robb's passing. While I didn't see much of him in recent years, I'll fondly remember running...Read More »
6 of 36 | Posted by: Bill Gold - Saratoga Springs, NY

“Ellen, I'm very sorry to hear the news. I was, and will always be, very proud and blessed to have Robb as a friend. My hopes and prayers are with...Read More »
7 of 36 | Posted by: Eddie Minahan - Schenectady, NY

“Robo cop, youwill be missed. it has been 12 years since we last spoke but not a day has gone by that I don't think of the inspiration you have been...Read More »
8 of 36 | Posted by: bill johnson

“I will always remember him as what a police officer is supposed to be. I had the utmost respect for him. I applaud his courageous battle. May God...Read More »
9 of 36 | Posted by: Greg Kaczmarek

“We are so sorry to hear of Rob's passing. His kind and generous spirit will be missed. Your family is in our hearts and prayers. With deepest...Read More »
10 of 36 | Posted by: Cindy Krol - Niskayuna, NY

“I played football with Rob at Niskayuna and we had the greatest times. I will always remember what a warm, friendly guy he was. Just a real great guy...Read More »
11 of 36 | Posted by: Steven C. Etkin - Clifton Park, NY

“I am happy to have known Robb for as long as I did. I knew I liked him right away when we first met in high school. If Robb had ever needed me to...Read More »
12 of 36 | Posted by: mark - niskayuna, NY

“Peace to you. I was privileged to work with fellow officer Robb during my career at SPD. He was very dedicated and thoughtful and trustful. He was...Read More »
13 of 36 | Posted by: James H Murphy Sr - Schenectady, NY

“Ellen, I was so very sorry to hear about Robb's passing. Although he is at peace now I know it is still very difficult for you and yours. I will...Read More »
14 of 36 | Posted by: DanaLynn Ottaviano - Schenectady, NY

“I'll always remember Robb best from our softball days. His positive outlook kept everybody fired up to play and to win! ”
15 of 36 | Posted by: Brian Barner - Scotia, NY

“Ellen, Robbie, Emily and Jake, I can't express my deep sympathy for your loss. Robb is the true definition of a class act and he will be greatly...Read More »
16 of 36 | Posted by: Tony DiCarlo - Rotterdam, NY

“Ellen, I am so sorry to hear of your husband Robb's passing. Wishing you and your family peace, strength and support during this trying time. Take...Read More »
17 of 36 | Posted by: Christine Riemer - Springfield, VT

“Heart broken... so very sad this world has lost a wonderful man. My thoughts and prayers to all those who have had the honor to love Robb. Memories....Read More »
18 of 36 | Posted by: Tracie Dunn - Scotia, NY

“My heart was heavy when I heard the news. Robb was an amazing man and one of the Police Officers I looked up to. He was a role model and a friend who...Read More »
19 of 36 | Posted by: William H Schaffer Jr - NY

“Dear Ellen, My sincere condolences. You have been heavy on my heart since I heard about Robb. Bill all ways spoke highly of him. You and your family...Read More »
20 of 36 | Posted by: Paetra Schaffer

“The Chambers family send their thoughts and prayers to all.. So very sorry.. ”
21 of 36 | Posted by: Patty Chambers

“So sorry to hear of Robb's passing. My grandmother, Emelia, was very fond of him and his parents. God bless you with peace and comfort you with fond...Read More »
22 of 36 | Posted by: Michele Lasher Pattee - Scotia, NY

“Ellen, Robbie, Emily and Jake, It goes without saying that Robb is and was an amazing man!!! I am truly blessed to have had him in my...Read More »
23 of 36 | Posted by: Johnny Plakas - West babylon, NY

“Ellen, Robbie, Emily & Jake: Our deepest sympathy to all of you during this difficult time. We continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers. ...Read More »
24 of 36 | Posted by: Jim, Shelley, Sarah and Alex Phillips

“Ellen, Robbie, Emily and Jake, you are all in our thoughts and prayers. We feel fortunate to have known Robb and seen your family together. May...Read More »
25 of 36 | Posted by: Marianne McKenna - Niskayuna, NY

“Dear Ellen, Emily, Rob and Jake,I am so sorry to read of the passing of your wonderful husband and father. My love and thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
26 of 36 | Posted by: Kathleen Kniskern - NY - Cousin

“So very saddened the untimely passing Robb. He was a wonderful person. I had the priviledge to know him in highschool and see him periodically as...Read More »
27 of 36 | Posted by: Robin Daffner - Schenectady, NY

“So saddened to hear of Robb's passing he was an amazing man. Thoughts and prayers to Robb's family and friends. He will never be forgotten always in...Read More »
28 of 36 | Posted by: Fran Wall - Niskayuna, NY

“Thinking of the Family at this time, my deepest sympathy ”
29 of 36 | Posted by: Dawn friello - Pattersonville, NY

“So Sorry for your loss, prayers to the family R.I.P Robb. ”
30 of 36 | Posted by: Dawn friello - Pattersonville, NY

“Ellen & Family: So sorry to hear of Robb's passing. We will miss him dearly. Regards, Rocco, Ann Serafini & Family ”
31 of 36 | Posted by: Rocco Serafini - Schenectady, NY

“Ellen, Dave and I are so very sorry for your loss. Our best to you and the kids at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of...Read More »
32 of 36 | Posted by: Diane Melius - Niskayuna, NY

“Just heard the news, Ellen. I am thinking of you. Mary. Xoxoxo ”
33 of 36 | Posted by: Mary Frances Millet - Schenectady, NY

“Sorry for loss Ellen. You are in my thoughts ”
34 of 36 | Posted by: Paul DeBiase - Schenectady, NY

“Ellen and family, We were deeply saddened to hear of Robs passing. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers during this most...Read More »
35 of 36 | Posted by: Mark and Pamela Hopkins - NY

“Ellen, I am so sorry for your loss. Ron was a great guy. I remember how he used to bring you lunch at work and hang out and talk. My heart goes out...Read More »
36 of 36 | Posted by: Ron Kriss - Rotterdam, NY


Robert M. "Robb" Frederick, 55, of Niskayuna, passed away peacefully on August 28th at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Robb was born in Niskayuna, a son of Robert M. and Catherine "Karen" Gerken Frederick. He was a 1977 graduate of Niskayuna High School and graduated with Honors from Hudson Valley Community College. He then went on to honorably and valiantly serve his country in the United States Army, where he was stationed in Germany. Robb continued his proud tradition of service by serving the people of Schenectady as a respected Police Officer from 1987, where he served on the Dive Team and the Swat Team. He was a Detective when he retired in 2007. Following retirement, Robb worked as a School Resource Officer for Schenectady School District.

Robb loved to play hockey and baseball. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle with his friend JP, fishing and hunting with his cousin Mike and friend Pat. Robb was a faithful Notre Dame fan as well as his other beloved teams, the NY Rangers and the Yankees.

Survivors include the love of his life and best friend, Ellen Winkler Frederick, with whom they shared 25 wonderful years; loving and devoted children, Robbie, Emily and Jake; besides his parents he leaves behind his siblings, Kim (Marc) Bosy, Kevin (Nora) Frederick, Walter (Kathy) Frederick, Kristen (Neil) Schiavi, Kate Frederick-Kane (John); brothers-in-law, Michael (Jo) Winkler, Kurt (Andrea) Winkler; he is also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, his beloved canine companion, Gia and many wonderful friends.

Robb was predeceased by his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Henry and Marge Frederico Winkler.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, September 6 at 1 PM at St. John the Evangelist Church, 816 Union St. Schenectady, with Rev. Richard A. Carlino, officiating. Relatives and friends are invited and may call at St. John the Evangelist Church, on Friday from 11 AM to the time of the Mass.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Robb's memory to the Schenectady Autism Chapter, 2999 Hamburg St., Schenectady, NY 12303.