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Frederick Joseph Cardinal

79, passed away on July 7, 2013. He was born May 18, 1934, in Southold, NY, to Frederick L. and Helen T. Cardinal. He lived in Big Bear Lake, Calif., for the past 50 years. Prior he lived in San Diego, Calif., for four years and Southold, NY, for 24 years.

Frederick served in the US Navy for four years during the Korean era earning the rank of MR2. He was a teacher at Big Bear High School for 35 years.

Frederick loved his family and friends. He loved the mountains and enjoyed cutting wood, his years of shop classes, his Fourth of July pig roasts, helping people and his stories that were shared in his backyard.

Frederick is survived by his wife Patricia Ann; daughters Shawn Cardinal and Tracy Enden; sons Fred Cardinal, Tom Cardinal and Steve Cardinal; sister Dorthy Cardinal; and 10 grandchildren.

"Big Bear Grizzly" Posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 3:34 pm | Updated: 3:35 pm, Tue Jul 16, 2013.
Submitted by: Peggy Hooper