Frederick G. Deising, 99, of Southport, the husband of Olga G. Deising for more than 69 years, died June 14, 2010, in his chair at home.

Born in Bridgeport, he was a lifelong Southport resident. Prior to his retirement, he was a millwright with Remington Arms and with Alcoa. Deising was a volunteer firefighter with the Fairfield Hook & Ladder Co. No. 1 for more than 50 years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his two daughters and their husbands, Caroledawn and Frank Mercurio and Patt and Cliff Lilya, both of Fairfield; four grandchildren and their spouses, Frank Jr. and Whitney Mercurio of Stratford, Melissa and Efren Cortes of Fairfield, Jennifer Lilya and Dennis Hayes of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Matthew and Wendy Lilya of Stratford; and six great-grandchildren, Frank III, Domenic, Anastasia, Paloma, Tyler and Max.

All services are private. Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home, 50 Reef Road, Fairfield, is in charge of the arrangements.

Donations may be made in his memory to the Southport Volunteer Fire Dept, P.O. Box 454, Southport, CT 06890.

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