Frederick L. Jaggi

Frederick L. Jaggi age 81, of Cranston, RI passed away in Warwick surrounded by family on Saturday, September 24th. He was born on July 2nd, 1935 in Providence, to Frederick E. and Clarice (Melvin) Jaggi. He was the husband of the late C. Valerie (Jacques) Jaggi, married for 52 years. One son Christopher preceded him in death and he is survived by two sons, Frederick P. Jaggi and his wife Tammy of Plano TX, Nicholas Jaggi and his wife Carla of Warwick, RI, and six grandchildren, Brice, Corey, Zachary, Nicholas, Ryan and Kaitlin. He studied chemistry at Brown University and graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering. Fred had a long and illustrious career in the petrochemical and energy industries. He completed projects all over the world. Fred and Val lived in England, France, Holland, and the US. They enjoyed travelling, spending time with their extended family, their dogs and spoiling their grandchildren. Fred actively participated in many different organizations including the MIT alumni association, New England Model Engineering Society, Waushakum Live Steamers, and the North American Sundial Society. Fred also gave generously of his time and energy to St David’s on the Hill Church, mobile loaves and fishes, Harrington House, Rhode Island Community Food Bank and the Hope Alzheimers Center. Fred was in good standing for over 50 years with the American Institute of Chemical Engineering. Fred served as the president of the New England Steam Museum, and took great joy in hand crafting complex scientific equipment including miniature steam engines, sundials and orreries. Fred was greatly loved and will be sorely missed. Horas Non Numero Nisi Serenas. “I only count the hours that are serene.” A Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 11:00am in St. Davids on the Hill Episcopal Church 200 Meshanticut Valley Parkway Cranston. Burial will be private. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4:00-7:00pm in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. In lieu of flowers donations to the Hope Alzheimers Center 25 Brayton Avenue Cranston 02920 or to St David’s on the Hill Episcopal Church would be appreciated.

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Joe andrade - 09/28/2016

Nick, and your family, my sincere condolences

Bob Perry, Charles RIver Museum - 09/28/2016

My deepest condolences to Frederick, Nick, and family. Fred was a deeply accomplished and deeply admired, soulful gentleman. He will be greatly missed.

Susan Leath-Giarrusso - 09/28/2016

Your Dad was a wonderful friend to my father, Colin, and was a very nice man in general. I'm glad I had the chance to meet him.
So sorry for your loss.

Louis Vertefeuille - NESM - 09/28/2016

I only knew Fred for a few years but in that time I came to know and respect him greatly. He was truly a good man and I will miss his smile and warmth. I offer my sincere condolences to his family.

Pariseau Family - 09/28/2016

Carla, Nick, Nicholas, Ryan, and Kaitlin and very sorry for the loss of your Father and Grandfather. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Errol and Terri Groff - 09/28/2016

Fred was a good friend who was in frequent contact this spring following my stroke. His interest was greatly appreciated. Fred will be greatly missed by the Wireless and Steam family.

Margaretta Edwards - 09/28/2016

My late husband, Stu, and I were friends of your Dad and Mother. I believe the guys met at the Wireless and Steam Museum in East Greenwich.

I regret that I will be out of state during the times of services.


Margie Edwards

Jim Paquette - 09/28/2016

My sincerest condolences to Fred's family.

I only knew Fred for a relatively few years, primarily through the Steam museum. In those few years we became good friends and I will miss him. I will particularly miss Fred bustling around taking care of a dozen minor problems during the annual Steamup.

He will be missed by friends as well as family.

Martha and George Allen - 09/28/2016

Fred, Nick and family, we will miss our good friend, Fred, your father. It was good fortune that we visited the day before to sort out personal and worldly affairs.

Philip Jacques - 09/28/2016

Rest in Peace Fred. Love from Philip, Melanie, Joshua, Jemima and Philippa Jacques.

Michael Sheldon - 09/28/2016

Fred was a wonderful volunteer for the Interfaith food pantry. I will miss him greatly.

Ron and Suzie Worsfold - 09/28/2016

Fred, Tammy, Brice, Corey, Zachary, Nick Carla, Nicholas, Ryan and Kaitlin,
So very sorry to hear of Fred's passing. He was a wonderful man and will certainly be missed. We are glad that we were able to see him in May. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Plumley Family - 09/28/2016

Fred volunteered with myself, and many other individuals to manage the annual budget for St. David's - your leadership, partnership, friendship, and intellectual insight will be greatly missed.
RIP - You will have the opportunity to be with Val, once again.

Ray and Pat Allen - 09/28/2016

We are so sorry for your lost. The few times we were in his presence we were so very much impressed.

Ann Jacques - 09/28/2016

A dear brother in law and friend for over 50 years to Cyril and I. So many happy memories to look back on .Thinking of you all at this sad time Much love Ann

Craig Moody - 09/28/2016

Fred was a remarkably smart man who was a valuable resource in the life of the New England Wireless & Steam Museum. I've learned a lot from Fred over the past several years and his teaching moments will be very sadly missed.

Heidi and Dick Colwell - 09/29/2016

Fred and I were friends from early childhood. He will be greatly missed.

Tammy and Rob Cooper-Furbush - 09/29/2016

Nick, Fred, and Families, we are so very sorry for the loss of your dad. He was an amazing man. We are thinking of all of you.

Fred Sauerbrey - 09/29/2016

My deepest sympathy to all of Fred's loved ones. Fred was a fellow cancer patient and fellow enthusiast of the New England Museum of Wireless & Steam. He was a delightful person who took everything calmly in his stride. He will be greatly missed.

Tony and Angela Pallotta - 09/29/2016

Dear Nick and Family,
Our deepest condolences on the loss of your Dad. May you find strength in your wonderful memories of him. May God Bless you and your Family. Tony and Angela Pallotta

The Jacques and Driver Clans - 09/30/2016

Thinking of you all today. Much love from across the pond. A sad day to remember such a fine man but so many happy memories over so many years. His was a life lived to the full and filled with so much love. X

Margaret & Jim Gorman - 09/30/2016

Many fond memories of Fred in Chicago and our trip from Providence to Boston in the 1980s. He was a lovely man and we always enjoyed his company in the UK. Deepest sympathy to all his family.

the Turners - 09/30/2016

We miss Fred already. His St. David's shoes will be hard to fill. Our sympathy to you
the Turner family

Jean-Luc HOAREAU - 10/03/2016

Une dernière salutation pour ce passionné de mécanique.
Tous mes vœux pour sa famille

Don and Karen Anderson - 10/04/2016

Our condolences to you and your family. I appreciated the stories regarding your Dad and the articles you shared with me that you had received from him. Your family will always have wonderful memories and will be sharing them forever. God Bless you all.

the Snows - 10/08/2016

Bob and I knew your Mom and Dad from St. David's church. He was a remarkable husband, so attentive to your mom and such a calm brilliant man.
He invited Bob and our son Randy down to the Wireless and Steam Engine show and Randy has been working at the shows since.
Sadly, we missed his funeral due to being out of state for a reunion. He will be greatly missed by our family.God Bless.

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