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Arlene K. Fritz, 101, formerly of Winfield, died Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, at RiverWoods, Lewisburg.
She was born Oct. 21, 1916, in Winfield, a daughter of the late Eyer J. and Ivy F. (Maurer) Kreamer. On Oct. 7, 1938, she married Eston H. Fritz at the UCC parsonage, New Berlin. Together they celebrated 75 years of marriage before his death on April 19, 2014.

Arlene was a 1935 graduate of Lewisburg High School.
She was a member of St. John's Church Dry Valley for many years and taught Sunday school and the Sunshine Class. Arlene was also a member of the Homemakers, New Berlin.
Arlene enjoyed gardening and traveling.

Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Eston L. and Marlene Fritz, of Winfield and Warren E. and Maria Fritz, of Surf City, N.C.; four grandchildren, Scott A. Fritz, of Lewisburg, Suzanne Wray, of McClure, Stephen Fritz, of Missouri, and Eric Fritz, of North Carolina; six great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; and two great-great-granddaughters.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a son, Bruce Fritz; one brother, Gilbert Kreamer; and one sister, Fannie Leitzel.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at St. John's Church Dry Valley, 3667 Route 304, Winfield, with her pastor, the Rev. Ricky Phillips, officiating, and Pastor Peter Geschwindner, chaplain at RiverWoods, assisting.
Interment will be held at the convenience of the family in Guyer Cemetery, Dry Valley.

The family will provide the flowers and suggests memorial contributions be made to St. John's Church Dry Valley, 3667 Route 304, Winfield, PA 17889.

The family is being assisted by Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, S. Second and St. Louis streets, Lewisburg.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.cronrathgrenoblefuneralhome.com.
Published on December 26, 2017
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