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Leona Dorothy "Lee" Fritz Colwell
Birth: Apr. 25, 1915
West Wyoming
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 29, 1968
Wilkes-Barre
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA

Leona was the daughter of Hannah Graham Fritz and the late Thomas Fritz.

Leona was married for a time to Miles Colwell. They had a son who was named after his father. Leona worked in local silk mills, finally ending up at a dress factory known as Dixie Frocks. A remarkable woman who could dance backwards in high heels and make it look easy. She passed away after a seven year battle with breast cancer. She was fifty-two years old.

In addition to her son, Myles Colwell Jr., and her Mother, she is survived by her younger brother Thomas and her sisters, Bertha Fritz Reese and Isabelle Fritz Miller, and several nieces and nephews. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Fritz (1886 - 1934)
  Hannah Graham Fritz (1890 - 1971)
 
 Siblings:
  Willard Fritz (1909 - 1938)*
  Bertha Fritz Reese (1911 - 1979)*
  Leona Dorothy Fritz Colwell (1915 - 1968)
  Isabelle Jane Fritz Miller (1922 - 1996)*
  Thomas John Fritz (1927 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wyoming Cemetery
Wyoming
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Janet Quick
Record added: Apr 06, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10732963
Leona Dorothy Lee <i>Fritz</i> Colwell
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Leona Dorothy Lee <i>Fritz</i> Colwell
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Happy Mother's Day Aunt Lee, love always
- Janice Miller
 Added: May. 10, 2015

- Sherlocks Cousin
 Added: Sep. 28, 2014
Thinking of you today with love
- Janice
 Added: Nov. 5, 2013
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