We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at McMillan-Small Funeral Home & Crematory
On October 4th 2021, Donald Joseph Fregeau was reunited with his beloved parents. He passed peacefully after complications from Covid-19. He was 72 years of age. He was born to Charlotte and Armond Fregeau in Woonsocket, Rhode Island in the Fall of 1948.
Growing up he was one of four children. He enjoyed music and cars as a young child and young man. He attended MIT and Berklee School of Music as a young adult. Later in life he moved to Quincy, Massachusetts where he did what he loved most and became a private music teacher. After a short time he joined his fathers business of dealing cars. This became his life long career and music remained his passion. He valued peace and nothing brought him more peace than the word of God and his family.
Donald is survived by his beloved wife of 41 years, Linda Sue Fregeau, eight children and eighteen grandchildren. Donalds children are as follows Calista Fregeau, Jessamyn Fregeau and spouse Eddie Vargas, Spring Barrett and spouse David Barrett, Donald Fregeau, Jr. and spouse Katelyn Fregeau, Jeremy Fregeau and spouse Nichole Fregeau, Jonathan Fregeau, Charles Fregeau and partner Tara Bellamy, Renee Fregeau and spouse Adam Tate. Donalds grandchildren are as follows Anthony Viscomi, Jayden Fregeau, Micah Vargas, Malachi Vargas, Wyatt Sholar, Jorge Barrett, Eli Barrett, Aidan Fregeau, Kayden Fregeau, Kiya Fregeau, Kash Fregeau, Olivia Drayton, Dominic Fregeau, Santino Fregeau, Angelo Fregeau, Jordyn Bullard, Noa Fregeau, Colton Tate. Donald is survived by two sisters, one brother and their children Gloria Flynn, mother of Scott Flynn and Sheri Nabor, Barbara Kirklawski mother Heather Beauchesne, Robert A Fregeau father of Bobby Fregeau.
Donalds compassion went beyond simply telling someone that he cared. He felt deeply for others as they experienced the ups and downs associated with life. That made it easy for him to treat others with love, compassion, empathy, and understanding.
The following are those who touched Donalds life and became his family. Paul Davenport, Laurie Hincapie’, Sara Fonseca, Connie Cummings, Dennis Dinovelli, Lee Whitworth, Rick Britton, Gretchen Cais, Bradley Griffin, Zach Bailey, Matthew Small.
Keep Donalds name alive in your hearts. Many were touched by his presence and are better because of that. Live to serve the Lord as humbly and passionately as he
did. Treat each other with compassion and respect.
A memorial service will be at 2:00 PM, Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Connection Church of the Nazarene, 817 62nd Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572.