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Parishioner Oscar August "Junie" Fritz, Jr. Passes Away


Oscar August "Junie" Fritz, Jr., 86, of New Albany, Indiana, passed away on Monday, October 31, 2022. Junie was a graduate of New Albany High School. He worked for Robinson Nugent for many years and retired from MKM where he worked as a Journeyman Machine Tool Machinist.


He was born on April 29, 1936 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Oscar Fritz, Sr. and Eleanorra Gadlage Fritz. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Kenny and Joey Fritz.


Junie is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Kathleen Fritz; children, Vickie (Charlie) Elder, Ronnie (Jo-Jo) Fritz, Terry Fritz and Jacqui (Mike Perry) Fritz; grandchildren, Jake (Christina) Elder, Jessica Elder, Kacie (Zane) Howell, Sara (Thomas) Briscoe and Mariah (Michael) Bayer; great-grandchildren, Ally & Kate Elder, Kynlee & Zyler Howell, Lilli, Max & Raelynn Briscoe, Bentley & Addi Bayer; brothers, Bob Fritz and Steve (Mary) Fritz; and sister-in-law, Millie Fritz.


Visitation will be from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, November 4, 2022 at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany). His Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, at Holy Family Catholic Church (129 W Daisy Lane, New Albany) with burial to follow at Kraft-Graceland MJunieemorial Park in New Albany, Indiana.


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Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let your perpetual light shine upon him.

May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.



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