Kenneth W. Fritsche


Kenneth W. Fritsche, age 70, of Warwick, passed away at home on Monday, April 20, 2020. He was the husband of Linda A. (Smith) Fritsche. They would have been married for 48 years on April 22.

Born in Cranston, a son of the late Raymond W. and Annamay (Fiske) Fritsche, he was a life-long Warwick resident. He was a United States Army veteran of the Vietnam War, and a member of William Shields, Jr. Post # 43 American Legion. Mr. Fritsche was an oil burner technician for over 30 years, retiring from DDLC Energy of New London, CT in 2006. He enjoyed camping, the beach, NASCAR, his man caves, and time with family.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters and a son, Jodi L. Fritsche of Florida, Kenneth W. Fristche, Jr. of Warwick, and Jeannine L. Marot and her husband Raymond, of Warwick; three grandchildren, Kyle, Jared, and McKenna; a great-grandson, Tristan; two sisters, Patricia Bailey and Cheryle Bowering, both of Warwick; and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Vernon Fritsche, Donna DiPetrillo, and Barbara Avella.

His funeral services and burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Disabled Veterans, the American Heart Association, or the American Cancer Society.


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