Obituary : Frederick C.N. Littleton
Frederick C. N. Littleton, formerly of Chilmark, died Sunday, March 7, 2010 in New York, N.Y. He was born November 21, 1924, in Bala Cynwyd, Penn., to Jean and Arthur Littleton.
He is survived by his five children; daughters Millie Garroway, Jean Knight, Elinor Garan; sons Frederick Littleton Jr., Clement Littleton; 11 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. His wife, Elinor C. Littleton, and three grandsons predeceased him.
He was an officer in the U.S. Navy and served in the Pacific theater during the Second World War. During his life in Wayne, Penn., he was an attorney for Grubb, Guest, and Littleton, legal counsel and vice president for the Fidelity Bank, and a partner in Littleton and Anderson. He was an active member of St. David's Episcopal Church. He moved to Chilmark with his wife in 1985. He was the harbormaster in Menemsha and the Chilmark shellfish constable for several years. He built wooden boats and enjoyed his life-long love of sailing. He was an active member of the Chilmark Church and volunteered for Meals on Wheels.
A graveside service of thanksgiving for his life will be held at Abel's Hill Cemetery in Chilmark, MA March 13 at 9:30 AM followed by a memorial at 2 PM on the deck of the Schooner Ernestina at the New Bedford State Pier in New Bedford.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Schooner Ernestina, 508-992-4900.