Of Needham, Feb. 24th (2006). Beloved husband of Mary T. (Hampe) Muir for 53 years. Devoted father of Mary J. Keefe and her husband James E. of Peabody, Anne M. Kelly of Westwood, Frederick R. Muir, Jr. and his wife Marcia J. of Needham, Jean Muir McDonald and her husband Daniel B. of West Roxbury, Rita F. Muir and Julie C. Fahy both of Dedham, John J. Muir and his wife Anne M. of Needham. Brother of the late Mildred M. Lodge and Rita A. Muir. Also survived by 17 grandchildren. Funeral from the George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, 1305 Highland Ave., (exit 19B off Rt. 128), NEEDHAM, Tues. at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Bartholomew Church, Needham at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Mon. 5 8 p.m. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery, Needham. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in Frederick's memory to the Redemptorists of N.Y., 294 East 150th St., Bronx, NY 10451 5195. Retired Latin teacher Needham High School and St. Sebastian's School. Graduate Boston College and Tufts Univ. Varsity Baseball Coach Needham High School for 25 years. Member of the Needham Retired Mens Club and the Memorial Park Trustees. Needham Town Meeting Member. World War II Navy Veteran.