Dorothy E. (Owen) Fritz, 90, of Sugarloaf Township, died late Sunday evening, May 9th, 2021 at her home.
Born March 30, 1931 in Plainsville, Luzerne County, she was a daughter of the late Charles William Owen, Sr. and Ruth Elizabeth (Bray) Owen. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Douglas H. "Doug" Fritz, on February 15, 2014.
She had been employed by the former Dockey Shirt Factory of Benton and later Milco Industries in Benton. She had last worked for Bloomsburg Carpet for 10 years until her retirement in December 1998.
Mrs. Fritz was a member of the Stillwater Christian Church and had assisted with the Clothing Give-Away project for several years. She was also a member of the Columbia County Historical Society.
Surviving are her children: Douglas H. Fritz, Jr., Berwick; Robert E. Fritz and his wife, Lynn, of Bendertown; Gloria J. Fritz, of Benton; Michael J. Fritz and his wife, Angelic, of Benton; 11 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Also surviving are her sisters: Shirley Lamoreaux, Bloomsburg and Ethel Litwhiler and her husband, David, of Benton.
Along with her parents and husband, Doug, she was preceded in death by 2 daughters: Linda Sue Fritz in infancy; Betty Bowman on August 20, 2000; siblings: Marion R. Hess, Charles Owen, Jr., Robert Owen, Raymond Owen Theodore R. Owen, Russell Owen and another sister that died in infancy.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday at 11 A. M. at the McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., 4394 Red Rock Road, Benton (S. R. 487) with Pastor Scott Lyons, Stillwater Christian Church, officiating. Viewing, Thursday from 10 AM until the time of the Service at McMichael's. Burial will be in the Waller Cemetery, Jackson Township. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the Animal Resource Center, P. O. Box 439, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. For online condolences or for additional information , please visit our website: www.mcmichaelfuneralhome.com
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Animal Resource Center (ARC) of Bloomsburg
P.O. Box 439, Bloomsburg PA 17815