Catherine S. Fritz

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  • "Miss Catherine was my Holly Angel - clipped holly from her..."
    - Sherri Haines
  • "We recall Catherine's being always the dignified, Christian..."
    - David Schafer
  • "Goodby Kitty.So glad we got to visit you this past..."
    - Weldon Reed
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    - Paul Bowersox
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Catherine Schlerf Brown Fritz, 96, of Westminster, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Carroll Lutheran Village.

Born Nov. 4, 1916, in Carroll County, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Lillian Osterhus Schlerf. Twice married, she was the wife of Gale Brown, who died in 1972, and Carroll W. Fritz, who died in 1991.

She was a 1934 graduate of Westminster High School, and a graduate of Strayer, Bryant and Stratton College. She was director of the South Atlantic Region of Venture Clubs from 1946 until 1948. She retired from Beacon Steel Products Company as the purchasing agent after 42 years of service.

She was a member of St. Benjamin's Lutheran Church and the Women of the ELCA.

Surviving are numerous nieces and nephews; and two stepdaughters.

She was predeceased by three sisters; a brother; and a stepdaughter.

There will be no visitation.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services, 254 E. Main St., Westminster, with the Rev. David S. Schafer officiating. Private inurnment will be held at Meadow Branch Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Benjamin's Lutheran Church, 700 Kriders Cemetery Road, Westminster, MD 21158.

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Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services
254 E Main St
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 848 -7575
Published in Carroll County Times on Feb. 19, 2013
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