Dr. Fred Jay Krieg

Dr. Fred Jay Krieg, 67, of Yeadon, formerly of West Virginia, died March 27, 2014, at LifeCare Hospital.

Dr. Krieg was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Carolyn (nee Shutinsky) and the late Max Krieg.

He is survived by his wife, Jane Harbert; children, Joshua Krieg and Zachary (Erika) Krieg; children through marriage, Israel Sharp and Ashley (John) Menarchik; and grandchildren, Baylee Sharp, Benjamin Sharp, Gracie Menarchik, Madison Menarchik, Rowan Krieg and Everett Krieg. He is also survived by his mother, Carolyn Krieg; and his brother, Bruce Krieg.

Dr. Krieg was an accomplished psychologist, educator, consultant and author. He held an undergraduate degree from Boston University, a Master’s Degree from the University of Massachusetts, and two doctorate degrees from Ohio State University. A licensed clinical and school psychologist, Dr. Krieg led a multi-city, multi-disciplinary mental health practice that at the time was the largest in the state of West Virginia. He acted as a consultant to school systems, businesses and the legal community. At the time of his passing, Dr. Krieg served as a professor for the Marshall University Graduate College. Among numerous awards and honors Dr. Krieg was the recipient and/or served as the following: National School Psychologist of the Year, Distinguished West Virginian, Kentucky Colonel, President of the West Virgina Psychological Association, President of the West Virginia School Psychologists Association, and West Virginia School Psychologist of the Year.

A beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, mentor, friend and colleague, Fred dedicated his life to create a lasting impression on everyone he touched.

A Celebration of Life will occur in April in Charleston, W.Va. The exact time and date will be determined.

Contributions may be sent to Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 1331 E. Wyoming Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19124