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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ David John Fritzinger, 68 – Avid Book Reader

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David John Fritzinger, age 68, of Pottsville, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 13th, 2020 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, East in Pottsville.

Born in Coaldale on October 9, 1951, he was the son of the late Andrew H. and Lenore Mae (Dennis) Fritzinger.

Dave served in the U.S. Navy from March of 1969 till March of 1973. He was employed as an EMT working for many Ambulance companies throughout his career which included Pottsville, Leesport, Orwigsburg, Frackville, Schuylkill Medical Transport, Shenandoah, Tremont and last retired from the Lehighton Ambulance.

Dave was a member of St. Clair-Wade United Methodist Church Saint Clair, the former Greenwood Hill Fire Company in Pottsville, the American Hose Fire Company in Pottsville, where he was Vice President of the Board, the EMS Council in Allentown, where he was on the board. Dave loved golfing. He was an avid book reader and loved history.

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Dave is survived by his wife of 43 years, Deborah E. (Heffner) Fritzinger, Pottsville; a nephew Barry K. Heffner and his wife Cherryrose, Portsmouth, VA; a great nephew Matthew K. Heffner, Portsmouth, VA; two sisters: Andrea Zubey and her husband Leonard, Middletown and Cameo Semasek and her husband Mark, Tamaqua; a brother-in-law George R. Heffner and his wife Linda, Cressona; a sister-in-law Kay Ann Korn, Pottsville; and aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

A Religious Service was held at the St. Clair-Wade United Methodist Church in Saint Clair Friday, August 21st, with Pastor Jack Murray officiating.

Interment with Military Honors will be held at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either the St. Clair-Wade United Methodist Church 23 North Front Street Saint Clair, PA 17970 or Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758516 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 or www.support.woundedwarriorproject.org. The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home in Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements.

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