Frederick Tracey Seving Jr., 80, a retired investment adviser and a former president of the Wissahickon Skating Club, died Jan 10 of pancreatic cancer at his home in Chestnut Hill.
Mr. Seving retired in 2004 as an investment advisor for trusts and estates at Wachovia Bank. Earlier he had managed charitable trusts for First Pennsylvania and Core States banks, the predecessors of Wachovia Bank.
Active in the community, he used his financial skills to support charitable endeavors, serving as Accounting and Rector’s Warden for the Church of St. Martin-in the-Fields. He also served on the boards of Episcopal Community Services, Wyck Historic House and the Germantown Relief Society.
A strong advocate of youth hockey, he served as president of Wissahickon Skating Club during the 1970s.
Born in Atlantic City, N.J., Mr. Seving was a graduate of the Lawrenceville School and Brown University. He served as a first lieutenant in the National Guard and in the First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry.
He was an avid reader, sports enthusiast and deep sea fisherman.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Carol; daughters Tracey Williamson and Tina McDonald; a son, Fritz Seving; a sister, Barbara Young, of Palm Beach, Fla., and five grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Jan. 15, at the Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 8000 St. Martin’s Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19118. Memorial donations may be made to the above church or to Wyck Historic House, 6026 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19144. – WF