John J. Fraser, Sr., 93, passed from this life at home on Saturday, May 4, 2019, surrounded by his family.
Another member of the greatest generation, John proudly served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard, and the Navy Reserve. John was stationed at the Coast Guard Base in Galveston when he met the love of his life, Dorothy, who preceded him in death. They were married for 56 years and had seven children. His military service was followed by a successful career as a foreman at Amoco Refinery in Texas City, retiring after 35 years of employment. He was a caring husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother.
He was also preceded in death by son Jens, daughter Gloria, and grandchild Bryan. John leaves to cherish his memory his son John Jr., and daughters, Mary Anne, Brenda, Linda, and Helene; sister Dorothy; sons and daughter-in-law, as well as many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.
In his honor, a visitation will be held from 10:00 - 12:00 p.m., with a mass at 12:00 p.m., on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at St. Mary of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church in Texas City. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Dickinson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the local St. Vincent de Paul Society in care of St. Mary's of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church, Texas City.
So sorry for your loss. I was out of town. Such a legacy for your family. Many wonderful memories. Alway, Martha
Martha PhilenHitchcock, TX
My thoughts and prayers go out to all the family during this, your time of sorrow. May your Dad rest in peace with the Lord and may our Lord bring you comfort in the days ahead.
Jane SalduaLeague City, TX
John, sorry for your loss. He has left behind a powerful and loving legacy.
Bob LongoriaHouston, TX
Sorry for your loss. Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength. With heartfelt condolences.
Vincent and MonaLisa Garcia
MonaLisa GarciaSanta Fe, TX