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Daniel T. Fritch

Thursday, December 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

worked for Sunsweet Growers

Daniel T. Fritch, 67, formerly of Orefield, died Nov. 27, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg Campus, Bethlehem.

He resided at Saucon Valley Manor, Hellertown, for the past three years where he was loved by many caregivers

He was a son of the late James O. and Elizabeth E. (Laudenslager) Fritch.

A workaholic, he maintained machinery for Sunsweet Growers, Fleetwood, for 25 years.

He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, defending the border in Germany as a sharpshooter.

He enjoyed the outdoors, going hunting, fishing, and trapping as a child, and he loved dogs and had them most of his life.

He had a harsh looking exterior but was shy and sweet, and was a great brother, son and uncle.

He will be missed by all who knew him.

His survivors include sisters Barbara A. Dulina and husband, Joseph, of Catasauqua, and Faye L. Solt and husband, Richard, of Orefield; brother James O. Fritch Jr. and wife, Linda, of Kutztown; and nieces and nephews.

His memorial service will be 11 a.m. Dec. 14 at Keller Funeral Home, 1018 Church St., Fogelsville. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m.

Interment at Jordan Lutheran Cemetery, Orefield.

Condolences may be offered to the family at

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Sanctuary at Haafsville, P.O. Box 921, Fogelsville, PA 18051.