James R. Gray Funeral Home
1530 Buffalo Rd. Rochester, NY 14624



​Steele, Frederick R. “Fred”

Chili: Fred passed away on April 26, 2018 at age 92. He was predeceased by brother William Steele & sister Muriel Frear. He is survived by his beloved wife of 69 years Mary Ann; children David (Donna) Steele, Pamela (Michael) Bergeron, Barbara (Eric) Boerschlein & Bruce (Christine) Steele; grandchildren Rebecca, Rachel (David), Kurt (Lesley), Keri, Caroline, Kelly, Timothy (Meredith), Brian (Nicole) & Patrick (Elizabeth); great-grandchildren Abigail, Zachary, Matthew, Tyler, Jake, Dominic, Andrew, Jack, Charlotte & Iris; brother Raymond Steele; sister-in-law Mary Steele; cousin Ann Stutzman; nieces & nephews. Fred was very generous with his time, talents & community service. Fred owned & operated Fred R. Steele, Inc. General Contractors for over 60 years, was a Rotarian, World War II Airforce veteran & member of Spencerport Lodge #479 F&AM.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Asbury First United Methodist Church, 1050 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607. Interment will be private. Kindly consider donating to Gates-Chili Rotary or Asbury First United Methodist Church in his memory.