Pearl Mae Fritz, 98, of Pine Grove, passed away Monday, Dec. 6, at her daughter's home.
Born May 12, 1923, in Landingville, she was a daughter of the late Maude (Reichert) Cole.
She was the widow of Charles Fritz Sr.
In addition to her husband, Pearl is preceded in death by her half sisters, Rose Wegman and Mary O'Neil; half brother, Joseph Cole Jr.; her stepfather, Joe Cole Sr.
Pearl had been employed by the Blue Mountain School District as a cafeteria cook.
She is survived by four daughters, Barbara, wife of James Dunningan, Schuylkill Haven, Charlene, widow of Dale Wagner, Cressona, Leah, wife of Ronnie Emerich, Pine Grove, and Malinda, wife of Thomas Renninger, Orwigsburg; a son, Charles Fritz Jr., husband of Veronica, Heckscherville. Pearl is also survived by grandchildren, Jimmy, Dale, Robin, Tammie, Kellie, Michael, Tina, Megan, Zach and Aaron; great-grandchildren, Alicia, Caitlin, Jacob, Samantha, Brandon, Josh, Jordyn, Abigail, Billy, Madison, Olivia and Darcy; and a great-great-grandson, Carter; two brothers-in-law, Ray Wegman and Joe O'Neil.
A private funeral service and interment will be held at the convenience of the family. At the family's request, donations in Pearl's memory may be made to Salvation Army, 400 Sanderson St., Pottsville, PA 17901. To extend online condolences visit www.gsesfuneralhomes.com. Ebling-Stabingas Funeral Home, Cressona, has been entrusted with arrangements.