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Frederick N.C. Jerauld III, retired stockbroker

Dec. 21, 1933 – April 16, 2014

Frederick N.C. Jerauld III, longtime Buffalo-area resident and retired stockbroker, died April 16 at Serenity Hospice, Surprise, Ariz. He was 80.

A native of Buffalo, Mr. Jerauld attended the Nichols School and graduated from Ridley College in St. Catharines, Ont., in 1952. He earned a degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1956. From 1956 to 1960, he served as an officer in the Marine Corps.

Upon his return to Buffalo in 1960, Mr. Jerauld worked at the brokerage firm of Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc., moving on in 1974 to positions at Dominick & Dominick and then Kidder Peabody.

He served as president of the Buffalo Bond Club in 1975. In 1991, he joined PaineWebber, later UBS, as senior vice president for investments, and remained at the firm until his retirement in 2009.

An ardent golfer, he became a member of Orchard Park Country Club in 1964 and served on its board of directors in 1974.

Throughout his life, he supported Ridley College, serving on its board of governors from 1978 to 2007. He was president of Ridley College Fund USA during the 1970s.

In addition to his wife of 27 years, the former Helen Cox, he is survived by two daughters, Louisa Jerauld Levine and Grace Jerauld; a stepdaughter, Jennifer Fisher; two stepsons, Todd Mayer and Brian Mayer; two sisters, Barbara Coffin and Suzanne Weathers; a brother, Anthony; and seven grandchildren.

Services will be June 14 at Ridley College.

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