Federick E. Kellogg, 77, Retired Sergeant, Westport Police Department

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WESTPORT, Conn. - Federick E. Kellogg, longtime Westport resident, formerly of New Canaan and Norwalk, died Friday, Aug. 15. He was 77.

Kellogg was born Dec. 3, 1936. He lived his early years in New Canaan, Norwalk and Long Island. In 1950, he and his family moved to Westport where he enrolled at Staples High School, graduating in 1954. Following graduation, he served in the U.S. Navy from 1954 to 1957 as a 2nd class petty officer stationed in Barcelona, Spain and Norfolk, Va. In 1961 he began a distinguished career in law enforcement at the Westport police department working in the patrol and marine division before retiring in 1996 as a sergeant and training officer. Since his retirement, he continued to work part-time as a special police officer in Westport. Fred enhanced his career by earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Law Enforcement from Iona College in addition to an Associate’s Degree in Business and Accounting from Norwalk Community College in 1976. He worked for many years with the Westport PAL Program, the Westport PBA and The Knights of Columbus.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 at Assumption Church, 98 Riverside Ave., Westport. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kellogg’s name to the Ct. Humane Society, 455 Post Rd E., Westport 06880 or to The Salvation Army, 16 Slaters Lane, Alexandria, Va. 22314.

For more information, please visit: www.magnerfuneralhome.com

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Knowing Fred FOR OVER 40 YEARS WE HAD A FEW LAUGHS ON HIS WAY UP THRU THE FORCE AND WAS ONE OF THE MOST PERSONABLE POLICE PEOPLE IN WESTPORT IM NOT ONLY SHOCKED BUT DISMAYED BY HIS PASSING! CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY!