Frederick Grant Ledlow of Upper Saddle River, New Jersey passed away peacefully on July 16, 2021, at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater, Florida. Fred was born in Orangeville, Ontario, the son of the late John W and S Florence (Durkin) Ledlow. Fred is survived by his loving wife of 63 years Patricia E (Smith) and their three children Joanne (Andrew), Mark (Kalene) and Scott (Amy). Loving and interested Bumpa to Grant, Luke, Austin, Owen, Ryan, and Michael. Predeceased by brothers Glen D and J. Douglas Ledlow. Survived by sisters-in-law Kathleen and Patricia Ledlow and several nieces and nephews.
Fred was a graduate of the class of 1952, Ontario Agricultural College, University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. Fred held varied positions with Cyanamid of Canada Company Ltd. In 1977, he was transferred to American Cyanamid’s Head Office in Wayne, New Jersey. In retirement, Fred was active in other endeavors. Fred enjoyed watching sporting events and cheering for the home teams. Fred had been an active member of Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church. He was also a member of Kingsville Golf and Country Club.
Fred’s wishes were to have a Celebration of Life. The service will be held at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, www.vpfh.com, 257 Godwin Ave., Wyckoff, NJ. Gathering of Family and Friends will be Friday September 10th from 3:30pm - 5:30pm. Celebration of Life service will follow at 5:30pm - 6:00pm. The Celebration of Life service will be Live Streamed.
Memorial donations may be made to Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church bergenhighlandsumc.org, Valley Hospital Foundation valleyhospitalfoundation.org, University of Guelph alumni.uoguelph.ca or a charity of your choice.
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