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Joan L. Fritz

March 21, 1928 ~ April 9, 2020 (age 92)


Joan L. Fritz, 92, of Derry, died Thursday April 9, 2019 in the Loyalhanna Care Center.  She was born March 21, 1928 in Derry, a daughter of the late Joseph W. and Mildred Pringle Leslie.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Russell G. Fritz and her three sisters; infant sister, Mabel Gene Leslie and Betty Fleck.
Joan had been a member of the Derry First United Methodist Church and had retired as a teacher's aide from the Derry Area School District.  She enjoyed sewing, knitting, cross stitch, needle point, cooking and baking.
She is survived by her son R. Scott Fritz (Valerie) of Spring, PA, two daughters; Betsy Fritz and Becky Burd (Todd) all of Derry.  Three grandchildren; Emily Burd, Paul and Allan Fritz.  One niece Leslie Fleck Smith.
All services and burial in Coles Cemetery were private for the family.
A special thanks to the staff at Loyalhanna Care Center and hospice nurse Amber from Excela Hospice.
McCabe Funeral Home, 300 W. Third Avenue, Derry was in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be made to

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