Annamay (Fiske) Fritsche


Annamay (Fiske) Fritsche, age 88, of Grove Avenue, Warwick, died at home on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. She was the wife of the late Raymond W. Fritsche.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late William and Mary (Buteau) Fiske, she lived in Warwick for most of her life. Mrs. Fritsche was employed as a nurse’s aide at the Rhode Island Medical Center in Cranston for 25 years. She loved to play Bingo.

She is survived by four daughters: Patricia A. Bailey, Cheryle L. Bowering, Denise K. Anthony, and Tammy L. Crabtree Armenti, all of Warwick, a son, Kenneth W. Fritsche of Warwick; twenty-five grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Donna M. DiPetrillo, Barbara M. Avella, and Vernon H. Fritsche; and was pre-deceased by ten brothers and sisters.

Her funeral service was held on Monday, June 16, at 10:30 a.m. in the Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue, Spring Green, Warwick. Burial was in Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery, North Kingstown. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, RI Chapter, 245 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02906.


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