Born in Manchester, NH, he was the son of Joseph O. and Cecelia (Ganley) Fremeau. He was a longtime resident of the Queen City.
Joe graduated from Trinity High School, Class of 1973. He received a BA in Business Administration and Economics from the Whittemore School of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire in 1977.
Until his retirement, Joe had been the proud and successful owner of Fremeau Appraisal, Inc. since 1986. His professional designations included Member Appraisal Institute as well as Senior Residential Appraisal. He was licensed with the State of New Hampshire as a Chartered General Appraiser and Chartered Real Estate Broker.
Joe has dedicated his time and talents to many local affiliations. He was president of the Society of Real Estate Appraisers – New Hampshire Chapter; Chairman of the Professional Standard Committee – New Hampshire Chapter – Society of Real Estate Appraisers; Chairman of the Membership Committee of the New Hampshire Commercial Investment Board of Realtors; director of NH Commercial Investment Board of Realtors; and member and chairman of the board of directors of St. Mary’s Bank for twelve years. He was also a member of the National Association of Realtors; Association of New Hampshire Realtors; New Hampshire Business Investment Council of Realtors; Young Advisory Council Society of Real Estate Appraisers; Legislative Committee of the Evaluation Institute – New Hampshire Chapter; Revolving Loans Committee with the City of Manchester; and the New Hampshire Association of Assessing Officials.
Joe was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He loved being with his family who brought him endless pride and joy. Joe will be remembered for his kindness, kindness and courteous manners. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hiking, biking, swimming, skiing and spending time at his second home in Lincoln, New Hampshire. Joe also took immense joy in attending his children’s basketball games throughout their playing careers. He was loved by all who had the pleasure of knowing him, as he left an indelible mark in every life he touched. Joe will be sadly missed by his family, friends and colleagues.
Family members include his beloved thirty-six year old wife, Constance “Connie” (Kounelas) Fremeau; one son, Joseph “Joe” C. Fremeau of Boston, MA; one daughter, Whitney F. McCormack and her husband, Simon, of Cincinnati, OH; one granddaughter, Makenzie; two brothers, Michael Fremeau and his wife, Hollie, of Rye and Brian Fremeau of Manchester; a niece and three nephews.
Services: A vigil with masks, social distancing and limited interaction with family will take place on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Connor-Healy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 537 Union Street, Manchester, NH.
The funeral will be on Wednesday December 22, 2021, with a Christian burial mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Pine Street, Manchester, NH. Masks and social distancing are mandatory.
Interment will follow at Saint Joseph Cemetery, Bedford, NH.
For those who wish to donate on Joe’s behalf, the family requests that contributions be sent to:
Saint-Joseph Hospital Foundation
in memory of Joseph G. Fremeau
172 Kinsley Street, Nashua, NH 03060.
For more information visit: www.connorhealy.com.
Posted by Union Leader on Dec 19, 2021.