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John E Fritz, USMC Panama & ODS, Dillsburg / Lewisberry, 1 JUL 17


Jun 17


John E. Fritz

US Marine Corps Panama & Operation Desert Shield / Storm Veteran

1 JUL 2017

Dillsburg / Lewisberry, PA


The family of USMC Veteran John E. Fritz has requested the Patriot Guard Riders to stand to honor his service to our nation at his funeral service, escort, and interment ceremony Saturday, July 1.  John was a Sergeant who served in Operation Just Cause (Panama), Operation Desert Shield & Operation Desert Storm (Iraq).  John was an avid motorcyclist, who tragically lost his life in a motorcycle accident.  John’s brother is a North Carolina PGR and has asked us to honor his brother.  John Fritz is a patriot who served our country with honor and now it’s our turn to stand and honor him.


VISITATION & FUNERAL SERVICE:  Visitation 1000,  Service 1100 HRS

Cocklin Funeral Home

30 N. Chestnut Street

Dillsburg, PA  17019



Staging:  0930 HRS

Stage at the funeral home.  Please bring 3 x 5 American flags.


ESCORT & INTERMENT:  Following service, escort approximately 12 miles

St. John’s Cemetery

Heck Hill Road

Lewisberry, PA  17339



RCIC:    Dale McGinnis, RC-Region 8


Phone: 717-887-4679


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One Response to “John E Fritz, USMC Panama & ODS, Dillsburg / Lewisberry, 1 JUL 17”

  1. Thomas Fritz

    I would like to again thank all the riders who participated in my brother’s escort today. Words can’t express my family’s gratitude to the folks that honored him today. John and my twin brother Todd both served our country in the Marine Corps. My brothers and I are all motorcycle enthusiasts and the tragic loss of John has weighed heavily on us. My family is eternally greatful. God bless you all.

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