Julie Frates Bio – Julie Frates Wiki
Julie Frates is Pete Frates’ Wife. They married on June 1, 2013, at an oceanfront event in Julie’s hometown of Marblehead, MA.
Julie Frates Daughter
Pete Frates and his wife Julie, have a daughter Lucy Frates, who was born on August 31, 2014.
Julie Frates Wedding
Pete Frates wed Julie Frates at an oceanfront event in Julie’s hometown of Marblehead, MA.
Pete Frates Death
Pete Frates died on December 9, 2019. He was 34 years old. The Frates family released the following statement on the death of Pete Frates:
“Today Heaven received our angel: Peter Frates. A husband to Julie, a father to Lucy, a son to John and Nancy, a brother to Andrew and Jennifer, Pete passed away surrounded by his loving family, peacefully at age 34, after a heroic battle with ALS.
“Pete was an inspiration to so many people around the world who drew strength from his courage and resiliency.
“A natural born leader and the ultimate teammate, Pete was a role model for all, especially young athletes, who looked up to him for his bravery and unwavering positive spirit in the face of adversity. He was a noble fighter who inspired us all to use our talents and strengths in the service of others.
“Remarkably, Pete never complained about his illness. Instead, he saw it as an opportunity to give hope to other patients and their families. In his lifetime, he was determined to change the trajectory of a disease that had no treatment or cure. As a result, through his determination—along with his faithful supporters, Team Frate Train—he championed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. In August of 2014, the historic movement pioneered social media fundraising and garnered donations globally that resulted in better access to ALS care, genetic discoveries, treatments and, someday, a cure. He was a beacon of hope for all.
“On behalf of Julie, Lucy, John, Nancy, Jennifer and Andrew, along with his extended family and multitude of friends, we ask that you celebrate Pete and the hope that he has given to so many by following his daily affirmation: Be passionate, be genuine, be hardworking and don’t ever be afraid to be great.
“As we prepare to lay Pete to rest, we ask that you respect our privacy while we mourn his loss. For those who would like to extend an expression of sympathy, please consider making a donation to the Peter Frates Family Foundation, 21 Landers Drive, Beverly, MA 01915 or online at petefrates.com/donate. Pete’s foundation’s mission is to aid progressed ALS patients in their desire to stay at home with those who love them most.
“Pete’s funeral Mass will be held on Friday, December 13, at 11 a.m. at St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish, located at 28 Commonwealth Ave. in Chestnut Hill, Mass., alongside the campus of his beloved alma mater, Boston College. A celebration of his life will be held on the North Shore of Boston at a later date.
“The Frates family wishes to express its sincere gratitude for the abundant love, kindness, and support we have been the recipients of during the past eight years.”
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Julie Frates Instagram
Julie Frates’ Instagram account is set to private. Her Instagram bio reads, “I am more vulnerable than I thought, but much stronger than I ever imagined.”