Funeral Set for Hurricane Sandy Victim

Luther W. Fritzinger, 93, of Breinigsville died Nov. 1, 2012, of hypothermia in his home.

Luther W. Fritzinger, 93, formerly of Allentown, died Nov. 1 in the garage of his residence in Breinigsville. He was the husband of the late Claire G. (Schuler) Fritzinger. Born in Lehighton, he was a son of the late George W. and Effie (Doll) Fritzinger. He was a machinist at Bethlehem Steel during World War II and a truck driver for H.J. Heinz and the U.S. Postal Service. In his retirement he worked for Plantique. He was a member of Zion’s United Church of Christ, Allentown. Luther was a member of the peacetime Army from 1937-1940. He also served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theater of operation from 1944-1946 and was awarded the Purple Heart. There wasn’t a person who met him that did not like him.


Son: Scott A. husband of Patricia A. Fritzinger of Manahawkin, NJ; Brother: Theodore Fritzinger of Whitehall Township; Granddaughters: Heather and Jennifer Fritzinger. He was pre-deceased by a brother Douglas and a sister Fern Trainer.


1:30 p.m. Friday in the Stephens Funeral Home Inc. 1335-37 Linden St., Allentown. Call 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Interment with military honors will be in the Grandview Cemetery, Allentown.


In lieu of flowers contributions to the Salvation Army, 144 N. 8th St., Allentown, 18101.


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