Lydia R. Fritz

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Mrs. Lydia R. Fritz, 96, of Locust Valley, Barnesville, passed away Sunday at home.

She was the widow of Dewey Fritz, who passed away in 2000.

Born in Locust Valley, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Mae Skeath Price.

She was a 1940 graduate of Mahanoy City High School.

Lydia at one time worked at the former Atlas Powder Co.

She was a member of St. Peter's UCC Church, Locust Valley, a big fan of the Philadelphia Phillies and a member of the Locust Valley Hen Club.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Leonard Fritz, in 1995; brothers and sisters, Edna Reiseg, Lettie Herring, Mary Price, Robert Price, Thomas Price, Ruth Herring and Anna Mlynek.

She is survived by her daughters, Nancy Fritz, Locust Valley, Miriam, wife of Mick Cappos, Wilkes-Barre, and the Rev. Lucille Fritz, Shelton, Conn.; two grandchildren, Megan, wife of Scott Eshleman, and Michael Cappos; a great-grandchild, April Eshleman.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peter's UCC Church, Locust Valley, Barnesville, with the Rev. David Shoobridge officiating. Viewing from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Interment will be in Sky-View Memorial Park, Hometown. Donations in her name may be made to St. Peter's Church or Grier City Union Sunday School, c/o Lamar Christ Funeral Home, 31 Mahanoy Ave., Tamaqua, PA 18252.

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Published in Republican & Herald on Apr. 16, 2018