Tiverton assistant principal dies unexpectedly

Editor’s note: While Portsmouth Press specifically publishes only Portsmouth news, we believe firmly the following story is of interest to the greater community. Our condolences go out to family, friends, teachers, and students. 

TIVERTON, R.I. — Tiverton school officials shared news Wednesday about the unexpected death of a Tiverton Middle School assistant principal, who died Wednesday morning. 

Tiverton Superintendent of Schools William J. Rearick sent out the following email to parents Wednesday. 

Good Afternoon,

I have some extremely difficult news to share with you. Long-time Assistant Principal at the Tiverton Middle School, Mr. David Frerichs passed away unexpectedly this morning. The Tiverton School Department has lost a member of its family and a good friend.

David’s passing comes as a shock to everyone who knew him. Our thoughts and prayers go out to David’s family.

The Tiverton School Department will communicate all information regarding services in remembrance of Mr. Frerichs as they become available.


William J. Rearick

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