John J. Fries Jr. passed away suddenly on May 16, 2011 at the age of 63. He had more than 44 years of experience in the PVF distribution industry, getting his start at Stockham Valves & Fittings in 1966 before joining Deacon Industrial Supply Co. 20 years later as an outside sales representative. Fries progressed to his current position of President of Deacon Industrial, and in 1990 he was elected to serve on the Executive Board.
SPECIAL NOTE:Today, Friday, May 20, 2011 at 3 PM; Deacon Industrial Associates will gather to remember John J. Fries Jr. in a moment of silence.
We ask you to please stop at that time to remember him as well.