Dr. Fritz M. Overs, 74, of Dewittville, N.Y., died Saturday, March 1, 2014 in the emergency room at Westfield Memorial Hospital.
He was born Nov. 29, 1939 in Urbana, the son of the late J. Milford and Ruby Creviston Overs.
Fritz had been the Superintendent of the Painesville City Schools in Painesville. He had also been a starter and ranger at Chautauqua Golf Club.
He was a member of the Ohio Retired Teachers Association, and the Audubon Society in Jamestown, N.Y. He was a former member the Rotary Club, and former member of the Mayville Chautauqua Lions Club.
Fritz enjoyed golfing and bird watching.
He is survived by his wife, Sally Goodell Overs, whom he married Aug. 30, 1958 in Urbana; one son, Ned Overs of Phoenix, Ariz.; one daughter, Julia (Kevin) Bates of Lafayette, Calif.; three grandchildren, Elle Overs, Eliza Bates, and Tyson Bates; one sister, Barbara Warren of Tybee Island, Ga.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Overs.
The funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014 in the Freay Funeral Home in Mayville, N.Y.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 3:00 pm prior to the funeral on Saturday in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Jamestown Audubon Society, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, NY 14701 or Chautauqua Golf Club Special Projects Fund, PO Box 28, Chautauqua, NY 14722.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Fritz at www.freayfuneralhome.com.
Freay Funeral Home - Mayville
139 S Erie Street Mayville, NY 14757
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Mar. 6, 2014