In Memory of




Obituary for Frederick W. Naborowsky

VASSALBORO-Frederick W. Naborowsky, 81, passed away on May 9, 2024 at his home. He was born in Waterville to Gloria and Julius Naborowsky of Winslow.
Following graduation from Winslow High School, Fred enlisted in the United States Air Force where he served for 20 years, retiring as a Master Sergeant. Fred served during both the Cold War and the Vietnam War. His assignments in Europe included England, France, and Germany; in the Pacific his assignments included Vietnam, Thailand, and Korea. Fred’s assignments took his family to Bangor, ME, Columbus, OH, Trenton, NJ, Honolulu, HI, and Williams Air Force Base in Mesa, AZ. He earned numerous awards and decorations throughout his carer and most coveted by him were the Meritorious Service Medal and the Air Force Commendation Medal.
After retirement from the military, Fred worked at the Augusta Police Department for 23 years. His duties there included dispatching police, and fire and rescue. Fred was also a reserve police officer for nine years concurrent with his other duties. Fred transferred to the police records division where he remained until his retirement in 2004.
After retirement from the police department, Fred and his wife would travel during the winter months to Mesa, Arizona.
Fred married his high school sweetheart, Donna Daugier of Vassalboro. Together, he and Donna raised five children. He loved hunting and fishing, was an at-large life member of the VFW and the American Legion. In addition, Fred was also a member of the Augusta Elks Lodge.
He was predeceased by his parents.
Fred is survived by his wife, Donna Naborowsky; his five children: Lisa Fitzpatrick, Lee Naborowsky and his wife Tanya, Brian Naborowsky and his wife Heather, Jeffery Naborowsky and his wife Melissa, and Marcia Murray and her husband Kevin; grandchildren: Brandon Wilson, Chelsey Delano, Austin Naborowsky, Brittney Tardiff, Derek Perry, Gage Naborowsky, Cole Naborowsky, Emilie Naborowsky, Savannah Powell, Abigail Folsom, Cameron Naborowsky, Kimberly Murray, Nicholas Murray, Jacob Murray, and Erick Murray; and great grandchildren: Aubrey Wilson, Brody Wilson, Harper Wilson, Liliana Wilson, Kai Tardiff, Lennox Tardiff, Oliver Potter, Maia Naborowsky, Nash Murray, Rayleigh Williamson, Tatum Murray, and Baby Williamson due Nov. 2024.
Fred wanted to leave a big thank you to Mr. Reginald Cough formerly of Winslow High School and Theodore Huard of Winslow for saving his life.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 16th at 12 noon at the committal shelter at the Maine Veteran’s Cemetery, 143 Blue Star Ave., Augusta. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Fred’s name may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project . Arrangements have been entrusted to Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta.