Found Dr. Fritz' obit online finally
He and his wife were visiting their daughter in NYC and Anne wasn't able to wake him on Thursday morning. They're thinking (prelim) that it was his heart. :'(
Rest In Peace, Harry. My Vet, my friend. We will miss you.
Dr. Harold C. Fritz, veterinarian
Posted by the Asbury Park Press on 01/27/07
GLADSTONE -- Dr. Harold C. "Harry" Fritz died suddenly Thursday (Jan. 25, 2007) while visiting New York City. He was 58.
Born in Orange, he lived in Millington, Bernardsville and Tewksbury before moving to Gladstone in 1983.
He was a graduate of Watchung Hills Regional High School and received his doctorate of veterinary medicine from Michigan State University in 1972.
Harry founded the Long Valley Veterinarian Clinic in 1987 and was a member of the American Animal Hospital Association.
He was a conservationist who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He served on the board of the Black River Fish and Game Club and was a past president of Anglers Anonymous in Long Valley. He was also a member of the Upper Raritan Watershed Association.
An avid Republican, Harry was always good for the daily joke.
He was also a member of the National Wild Turkey Federation and Ducks Unlimited. He was a longtime member of St. John on the Mountain Church in Bernardsville.
Survivors include his wife, Anne Brafford Fritz of Gladstone; a daughter, Elizabeth "Libbie" MacEvoy Fritz of New York, N.Y.; his brother-in-law, R. Robert Brafford and his wife, Tish, and his sister-in-law, Joan George and her husband, Kenny, all of Indianapolis, Ind. He is also survived by several cousins and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at St. John on the Mountain Church, Mount Harmony Road, Bernardsville. Cremation will be private. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Bailey Funeral Home, 176 Main St., Peapack.
For those desiring, donations to the Friends of the Shelter, P.O. Box 23, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920 or the Upper Raritan Watershed Association, P.O. Box 273, Gladstone, NJ 07934 in his memory would be appreciated.
"Each is a creature of Earth and is entitled to reside on it with dignity"