Visiting Hours: Sunday, March 8th, 2-4:30 & 7-9:30 p.m. at our West Sayville funeral home.
Funeral Service: Monday, March 9th at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
Interment to follow at St. Lawrence Cemetery, Sayville.
Charles “Charlie” Fritz died at his home in Oakdale on March 6, 2020. He was 92. Charlie is survived by his wonderful and devoted wife of almost 70 years Evelyn, a daughter Alison Brohm (Jerry), and a son Christian (Dawn). His son Steven sadly and suddenly predeceased him on his birthday Christmas Day in 1969 at the age of 13. He is also survived by three grandchildren he adored—-Susannah Allen (Rob), Nicholas, and Avery; his two great-grandchildren in Colorado, Jackson and Connor; his sister Rosemarie Quigley; and many nephews, nieces, and cousins. He was born August 3, 1927 and lived his entire life in NY. He moved his family from Queens to Oakdale in 1961 where he began working with the Suffolk County Water Authority and from which he retired from in 1991. He loved his home in Oakdale but loved equally traveling to Europe and within the US. In particular, he loved the Annapolis, Maryland area---his home away from home. He was a voracious reader of both fiction and nonfiction and could speak extraordinarily well on Hemingway as well as on many historical and geographical topics. He had a special fondness for fine restaurants especially those in NYC. He got a kick out of boating with his son Chris on the Bay, taking day trips with his wife and friends, and sitting on his porch with his wife reading and watching the world go by. He loved chocolate, the sun, always was well-dressed and could worry just about anything. He will be remembered as a loving and caring husband, dad, pop-pop, great pop-pop, brother and uncle.
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