Visitation at Funeral Home
Obituary of Frederick A. Herbs
Frederick "Pop" Herbs 82, of Baldwinsville, WB2PEM Ham operator became a Silent Key July 30th, 2019. He was born March 25, 1937 to parents Frederick N. and Hazel Herbs of Hudson, NY.
Fred was born and raised in Philmont, NY. He attended Clarkson College. He retired in 1992 as Senior Chemist for Bristol-Myers Squibb after 36 years. Fred was an outstanding member within the Baldwinsville community through his volunteer work. For many years he spent time as a Paramedic and Driver and was Director of Operations at GBAC, he also spent time as a Scout-Master, and served as Financial Secretary of CCUMC. Fred was very involved with the local Ham Radio groups via Sky-Warn, RAGS, and LARC.
He spent many years volunteering as a driver for the elderly.
His hobbies included spending summers at his camp with his family at Sandy Pond, he was also known for this love for photography and owned Van Buren Photography.
Over the past 2 1/2 years he has lived at Syracuse Home at McHarrie Place. The family thanks the staff for their excellent care.
He leaves behind loving wife of 61 years Judith (Kingsbury) Herbs, his four children Kathryn (Charles) Walker and Susan (Christopher) Binsley; sons Rick (Karen) Herbs and his late son Scott (Kimberly) Herbs, 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Frederick and Hazel Herbs, infant daughter Linda and son Scott Herbs.
Calling hours will be held Friday, August 2 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Falardeau Funeral Home, 93 Downer Street, Baldwinsville. A funeral service will be held Saturday, at 12:30 at the Baldwinsville First United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Greater Baldwinsville Ambulance Corps, Box 744, Baldwinsville, NY 13027 or McHarrie Life Foundation, 7740 Meigs Rd, Baldwinsville, NY 13027.