FRITZ, Axel - Peacefully on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, Axel Fritz passed away at Toronto General Hospital with family at his side. He was a loving husband to Hannelore, and father to Axel (Sarah), Steven, and Martin (Pia). Adoring Opa to Natasha, Sebastian, Tomas, Nicol, Matthias and Emma. He is preceded by his brother Walter and sister Inge and brother-in-law Peter Mikolajewski. He will be greatly missed by his sister Maria Mikolajewski, his niece Tricia and her family, nephew Norbert and his family and by his many friends. He will be remembered for his love of laughter, music, and the joy he found in his family and friends. He had strength of character and was truly a gentle and caring man. Visitation will be held at Glendale Visitation Centre, 1810 Albion Rd., Saturday, June 22nd at 2 p.m. Funeral at 3 p.m. with reception to follow. Donations to the Kidney Society in lieu of flowers would be appreciated.