William “Bill” Alfred Fritz

August 27, 1959 - March 22, 2016

William “Bill” Alfred Fritz, 56, a Cape Coral, FL resident for over 30 years, formerly of Chicago, IL passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2016 in Cape Coral. He was born August 27, 1959 in Chicago, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Shirley Fritz; his brother, Richard “Rick” Fritz; his uncle, Dave Coit; and his brother-in-law, Steven Del Vecchio.

Bill was a hardworking and dedicated family man with a heart of gold. He was always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need. He had many passions including cooking, golfing, bowling, and rooting for his favorite team, “Da Bears!” No matter what struggles he experienced in life, he always maintained a genuine smile on his face. He had an amazing sense of humor and contagious laughter that would fill the room and have everyone giggling. And above all else, he loved nothing more than spending quality time with his family.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 15 years, Faliphia “Flip” Fritz; loving daughter, Michele Mikell; two sisters, Mildred “Millie” Fritz and Mary Juette; aunt, Bette Coit; mother-in-law, Betty Mikell; son-in-law, William Wilsman; sister-in-law, Debra Marsh; brothers-in-law, Ronald Mikell and Thomas Marsh; many nieces and nephews including Justin and Jason Smith, Cameron and Brandon Del Vecchio, Jeffrey Henderson, Robert and Joshua Marsh, Michelle Lindsey, Lisa and Chris Felton, and Ronda Elmerick; a great niece, McKenna Smith; his granddog, Maddy; along with many other friends and family members who loved and cared deeply for him.

A Memorial Service will be held at3 pmonSaturday, April 2, 2016at the Hope Hospice Chapel located at 2430 Diplomat Pkwy E, Cape Coral, FL 33909 with Chaplain Rankin officiating. There will be a Celebration to follow in honor of Bill’s life located in Lehigh Acres, FL.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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