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Michael Wayne Fritz

September 6, 1965 — January 4, 2023

Michael Wayne Fritz, age 57, of Saint Clair, PA, passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2023.


          Michael was born September 6, 1965, in Allentown, PA, the son of Wayne Kenneth Fritz and the late Mary L. Muith Kocher.  Mike graduated from the Parkland High School, in Allentown, PA, a member of the class of 1983.


          He married the former Lydia Woodley on July 4, 2015.


          He owned Bear Creek Contracting, of Saint Clair, until 2022.  He was currently employed by Clearly Clean, in Frackville, PA.


          Mike enjoyed camping, fishing, classic rock, music, singing loudly, cooking, building things with his hands, drawing, chatting up with the neighbors, and classic cars. His greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.




Lydia Fritz                                                                             Saint Clair, PA


2 Sons:

Benjamin Fritz                                                                       Deer Lake, PA

Ethan Fritz                                                                             Auburn, PA



Amanda Fritz                                                                         Auburn, PA


Father and stepmother:

Wayne K. and Marylou Fritz                                             Millsboro, DE



Paige Catizone                                                                       Pottsville, PA



Trevor Catizone                                                                     Norfolk, VA



Layla Fritz

Gavin Figueroa

Brexley Catizone



Stephen H. McQuillen                                                Mertztown, PA


          Besides his mother and stepfather, Mary and Daniel Kocher of Allentown, PA, he was predeceased by a sister, Dawn L. McQuillen on October 25, 2014.

A Memorial Service will be on Sunday, January 22, 2022, at 10:30 AM at St. John’s Church, 305 Pearson St., Auburn, PA

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