John E. Fritch

BROOKFIELD – John Edward Fritch, 31, of Brookfield, died Saturday, March 22, 2014 at his home.

He was born Sept. 27, 1982 in Warren, the son of Gary A. and Shannon M. Lewis Fritch.

John was a 2001 Brookfield High School graduate. He was currently attending New Castle School of Trades for welding.

He loved spending time with his children; he was a movie and music buff and loved playing video games. He spent yearly trips to Cook’s Forest camping with his family. John had a very big heart and always made a friend wherever he went. John also loved animals.

Other than his parents of Brookfield, John will be sadly missed by his two sons, Caleb and Connor Fritch of Sharon, Pa., and their mother, Jessica Campbell also of Sharon, Pa; his sister, Susan (Ed) Wilms of Hubbard; his niece, Sofia Wilms; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

His grandparents, John and Grace Kajma Fritch and Robert and Sue Mackey Lewis, preceded him in death.

Family and friends may visit from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Lane Family Funeral Home, Madasz Chapel, 6923 Warren-Sharon Road, Brookfield. Funeral services will be private on Thursday, Pastor Dirk van der Duim will celebrate John’s life.

Burial will take place at Pineview Memorial Park, Warren.

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