J. Harold Fritz

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J. Harold Fritz


     J. Harold Fritz, 79, a lifelong resident of  East Lampeter Township, Lancaster, PA passed away peacefully on August 19, 2015 surrounded by his family.  Harold, son of John I. Fritz (cattle dealer) and Dorothy (Whiteside) Fritz was born in Smoketown, PA.   Harold established Fritzglen Farm in Lancaster.  In 1997, they relocated the dairy to Springfield, TN. His passion was farming and following the Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles.  

     Harold is survived by his devoted wife of 56 years, Doris L. (Gross) Fritz; sister, Fay Good and four children; Jack Fritz and wife Carol and their two sons Seth and Colin of Springfield, TN; Scott Fritz and his wife Leslie Gignoux Fritz and their two daughters Alison and Audrey of Washington DC; Tim Fritz and his wife Carolyn and their four children Ashley, Taylor, Harrison, and Madison of Christiana, PA; and Ann Fritz Aungst and her husband Bob and their two children John and Nina of Lancaster, PA.  Harold was preceded in death by his parents and his two brothers Robert and Gordon Fritz of Smoketown.

     The family would like to thank all of his caregivers and the Hospice and Community Care of Mt. Joy for their compassionate care to Harold.

     The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 at Furman Home for Funerals, 59 W. Main St., Leola with viewing from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.  Interment: Conestoga Memorial Park. Kindly omit flowers. Memorials welcomed to: Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster PA 17604-4125 or The Bird-in-Hand United Methodist Church, PO Box 408, Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505.