In Memorian

Rose R. Fritz, 98, formerly of Tamaqua, died Friday in Coaldale.

She was the wife of the late Robert Fritz, who died in 1975.

Born in Coaldale on April 28, 1919, Rose was a daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Durilla) Rohall.

A 1937 graduate of the former Coaldale High School, she worked for the former Van Heusen Shirt Factory, Coaldale.

Rose was a member of St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church, Lansford.

Rose is survived by nephews, nieces, great-nephews and great-nieces, including Mary Schereda and her husband, Alex, of Coaldale.

The last of eight siblings, she was predeceased by brothers, Michael Jr. and John; and sisters, Mary, Anna, Ella, Helen and Susan; and a nephew, Michael Rohall.

Service: Parastas, 11 a.m., Wednesday, Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 500 E. Broad St., Tamaqua with the Rev. Dr. Vasyl Chepelskyy officiating. Interment, Sky View Memorial Park, Hometown.

Call 10-11 a.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Memorials in Rose's name may be made to St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church, 116 E. Bertsch St., Lansford, PA 18232.

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Published in Times News, Lehighton, PA, on Saturday, June 17, 2017