Fred (Fritz) Ritter of Millersport, Ohio passed away at home Monday August 30, 2021 at the age of 87. Preceded in death by his parents Fred and Helen (Uhl), sisters Helen A. Jakeway and Jackie Fairbanks. Survived by his wife of 67 years Mary Jane (Pumphrey) Ritter; children Fred III (Denise), Carolyn (Will) Ireland, Linda (John) Fowler, and Tracy (Duke) Roberts; grandchildren Jared (Libby) Fowler, John (Samara) Fowler, Joey (Sarah) Fowler, Tiffany (Stephen) Hein, Sam (Staci) Roberts, Fritz Ritter; 10 great grandchildren. Graduate of Rosary High School Class of ’52. Retired from Lennox Industries. Enjoyed playing sports in High School and Industrial ball. A Notre Dame football fan and enjoyed his home at Buckeye Lake. He always had a good word for all he knew and kept in touch with childhood classmates. Fritz was loved deeply by all his family. Friends may call Friday 4-7 p.m. at EGAN-RYAN FUNERAL HOME 403 E. Broad St. Cols, OH 43215. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday 9:30 AM at Our Mother of Sorrows Chapel on the grounds of St. Joseph Cemetery, 6440 S. High St. Burial to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. Friend who wish may contribute in Fritz’s memory to Fairfield County Center for disABILITIES, 681 E. 6th Ave. Lancaster, OH 43130 or The House of Hope, 825 Dennison Ave., Cols. OH 43215.
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