The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

October 23, 2013

Roland W. Fritz Jr., 73, New Berlin

The Daily Item

— NEW BERLIN — Roland W. Fritz Jr., 73, of 636 Front St., passed away at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at his home.

He was born Sept. 20, 1940, in Mifflinburg, a son of the late Roland Warren and Frances Gertrude (Bibby) Fritz. On July 9, 1959, in Mifflinburg, he married the former Nancy J. Snyder, who passed away on Oct. 30, 2012. They shared 53 years of memories.

Roland worked at Mifflinburg Area High School as a custodian and later at American Home Foods, Milton, until his retirement in 2004.

In his spare time, he repaired lawn mowers and Cub Cadet tractors.

Roland is survived by one son, Jeffery Fritz, of New Berlin, and a sister-in-law, Arlene Snyder, of Watsontown.

He was preceded in death by one son, Barry Fritz, on Nov. 16, 2005, and two brothers, Frank and Robert Fritz.

Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at First Church of the Nazarene, 12 E. Market St., Mifflinburg, where the funeral will be conducted at 3 with the Rev. Wayne S. Krell officiating.

Interment will be in New Berlin Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are by the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg.

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