William Fritch, 91, Scranton, died Wednesday in Allied Skilled Nursing Center. His wife of 29 years, the former Helen Ehnot, preceded him in death in 2009.
Born in Scranton, son of the late John and Theresa Kavulich Fritch, he was a WWII U.S. Navy veteran, and also served for 27 years in the Army Reserves. Prior to his retirement, he had been employed at the Tobyhanna Army Depot. Bill was a member of the American Legion and NARFE, was an avid golfer and bowler, and loved to do crosswords and play bingo.
The family wishes to thank the staff of both Allied Terrace and Allied Skilled Nursing for all of the kindness and care given to Bill during his time spent there.
Surviving is his caregiver and niece, Catherine Gilman, Factoryville; stepson, Raymond Ehnot and wife Noreen, Brockport, NY; 4 step-grandchildren; several step-greatgrandchildren; 4 nephews; 2 nieces, as well as several great-nephews and great-nieces.
He was preceded in death by his 12 brothers and sisters.
The funeral will be Monday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. in St. Michael’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 511 E. Drinker St., Dunmore. Interment, St. Michael’s Cemetery, Dunmore.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 3-7 p.m. with a Parastas service to be held at 6 p.m.
To send flowers to William's family, please visit our floral section.