Merle Vincent Fritz, 94

June 04, 2010
  • Merle Vincent Fritz

JUNE 13, 1915-JUNE 2, 2010

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Merle Vincent Fritz, 94, of Mill Drive, died Wednesday, June 2, 2010, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, Md.

Born June 13, 1915, in Hancock, Md., he was the son of the late Joseph Vincent and Bessie Younker Fritz and the husband of the late Leona Hazel Weller Fritz, who died Sept. 21, 2001, and whom he married July 4, 1936, in Hancock.

He was a lifetime farmer and a member of Little Cove First United Methodist Church, Mercersburg.

He is survived by a number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth Fritz Hull and Gladys Fritz Brown; and two brothers, Willis Fritz and Fluford Fritz.

A service will be Tuesday, June 8, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock. The Rev. Frank Kocek will officiate. Burial will be in Little Cove First United Methodist Church Cemetery, Mercersburg.


The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock.

The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Little Cove First United Methodist Church, c/o David Cook, 9080 Little Cove Road, Mercersburg, PA 17236.

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