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Mr. Stanley P. Fries

March 5, 1929 ~ November 4, 2017 (age 88)

Stanley Perkins Fries, age 88, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Frank and Helen DeScipio Hospice House in Tavares, Florida.

Stanley was born  on March 5, 1929 in Lowell, Mass to Violet Perkins. Harry and Margaret Augusta Fries lovingly adopted him at the age of 3. He grew up in Plymouth, Mass next to his parents and his also adopted sister, Margaret Fries, remembered as Aunt Peg. Stanley married Virginia Helen Fisk on November 26, 1951 in Jamaica, NY.


He was an Honest and Faithful Veteran of The Navy Seabees and the Air Force. He was decorated with the National Defense Service Medal (second award), Vietnam Service Medal with FMF Combat operations Insignia and Vietnam Campaign Medal with Device in 1960. Stanley's last job before he retired for good was at the Auto Auction of Ocoee where he worked for over 10 years. He truly enjoyed working there! He loved cooking, cruising, dancing and listening to music.


He is survived by his biological sisters Rose and Jane, his children, Terry Fries of Dedham, MA, and Peggy Fries (Peter C. Fries III) of Sorrento, FL, his grandchildren, Jim, Kim, Jill, Lynn, Adam and Justin and their spouses, and all of his great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and some friends who will always honor him. His lady friend Anita, as he lovingly called her, also remembers him dearly.


He was preceded in death by his parents, his adoptive sister Peggy Burwell, his wife Virginia Fries, and his grandson Peter C. Fries IV.

In honor on Stanley's wishes no service or public gathering will be held. 


Online condolences can be left on Stanley Fries' memorial tribute at In lieu of flowers or other show of affection to the family, direct a donation to


The family wishes to acknowledge with deep appreciation the many expressions of love, concern and kindness shown to them during this time of bereavement. 


The Fries family


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