Frederick Earle Krompegal (Rick), 65, of Avon, died Monday, May 23, 2022 at Hartford Hospital while surrounded by the love of his family. He was born July 27, 1956 in Hartford, the beloved son of Frederick Paul and Shirley (Carter) Krompegal of Canton. He was a graduate of Canton High School, Class of 1974. Fred was a Construction Manager, having worked at Aspinet, Pike, Carabetta and Arcadis. Fred was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Avon. He had an extremely generous heart and loved doing things for others. He enjoyed woodworking, spending time outdoors, hunting and fishing. He was an avid NASCAR fan. He also enjoyed spending time in his garden and planting flowers. Fred always had a German Shepherd by his side with his last “buddy” being Mollie.
In addition to his parents, Fred leaves his sisters, Mary Wooten and husband Gary of Miramar Beach, Florida and Sheila Jarka and husband Tim of Canton; his uncle Richard Krompegal of Newington, his nieces, Melissa DeJean and Emily and Katherine Jarka. He also leaves his great nieces Vivian, Genevieve, Aveline and Violet DeJean. He was predeceased by an infant daughter, Julianna Krompegal. The family would to thank all who have supported us all over the past few years as well as the wonderful staff at Hartford Hospital (Bliss 7, 10 and 11), Dr. Eric W. Silverstein DPM and Dr. Timothy Curley DO.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, June 2nd from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Vincent Funeral Home, 120 Albany Turnpike in Canton. A memorial service will be celebrated at 11:00 AM on Friday, June 3rd at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 224 Lovely Street in Avon. Private burial will be in Village Cemetery in Collinsville. Donations in his memory may be made to either the American Diabetes Association or the National Kidney Foundation. Please visit Rick’s Book of Memories at www.vincentfuneralhome.com for online tributes.