Dorothy E. Fritz

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  • "Remembering a very sweet and generous lady...."
    - Lynne Parrish
  • "Dottie: You and your lovely poetry will be missed! We were..."
    - Jean Beall
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    - Doris H. Nicholson
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Dorothy Elizabeth Hoch Fritz, 91, of Uniontown, died Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Carroll Hospice's Dove House.

Born Oct. 27, 1921, in Lisburn, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Rev. John Henry Hoch and Mary Ellen Carman Hoch. She was the wife of Melvin Luther Fritz, her husband of 69 years.

She attended the Uniontown Elementary School and graduated from New Windsor High School. After high school she was employed for two years with The Hub Shoe Store in Westminster. She and her sister sang and her father had devotions on radio station WFMD of Frederick.

She was a member of the Uniontown Bible Church, which had been the Uniontown Church of God where her father was the minister for many years. She enjoyed to write Christian poetry and had numerous poems published. Her poem, "He Created All," was printed in the National Library of Poetry. She enjoyed spending time with her family, church family and friends.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a sister, Betty Jane Goodwin; and brothers Samuel V., Robert C. and Joseph C. Hoch.

There will be no visitation.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Uniontown Bible Church, 4272 Watson Lane, near Linwood, with her pastor, the Rev. Tim Webster, officiating. Private interment will be in the Church of God Cemetery in Uniontown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Uniontown Bible Church, 4272 Watson Lane, Union Bridge, MD 21791.

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Published in Carroll County Times on Mar. 22, 2013
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