Monday, February 15, 2021

Avesta M. Fritz (February 10, 2021)

Avesta M. Fritz age 89, of Union City, Ohio passed away at 2:16 AM on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at Village Green Healthcare Center in Greenville.

Avesta was born June 9, 1931, in Darke County to the late Albert & Florence (Lamb) Grim. In addition to her parents, Avesta was also preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd F. Fritz on January 3, 2014, whom she married July 10, 1955; grandson, Steven Daniel Fritz; brother, Harry Grim; and sister, Sarah Carter.

Avesta is survived by her children, Franklin Fritz of Ansonia, Kenneth & Sherri Fritz of Winchester, Indiana, Gary S. Fritz of Modoc, Indiana, and Pamela Harmeson of Union City, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters, Martha Warvel of Greenville, Betty Routzong of Greenville and Eileen Drew of Georgia; sister-in-law, Barbara Grim of Greenville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Avesta worked at A.O. Smith (Westinghouse) in Union City, Indiana for 19 years and retired from G.T.I. in Greenville. She attended Trinity Wesleyan Church in Greenville.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Drew Bush officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Garden. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care. Condolences for the family may be expressed through