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Audrey J. LaFritz

June 1, 1947 - January 14, 2017


Chemung, New York

Date of Death:

January 14, 2017



Birth Date:

June 1, 1947

Birth Place:

Service Information:



Chemung Cemetery, Chemung, New York

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Audrey J. LaFritz

Audrey J. LaFritz, 69, of Chemung passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, January 14, 2017 with her family by her side. 

She was predeceased by her parents, Wilbur and Naomi Sharpsteen; husband, Ronald LaFritz; sister, Veronica Nancy Shaffer; and grandson, Ronald LaFritz III.

Audrey is survived by her children, Lavern (Roxanne) LaFritz, Ronald LaFritz Jr, and Lisa (Brian Sutton) LaFritz; siblings, Darlene (Russell) Robinson, Beverly (William) Ellison, Grace Miller, Wilbur “Dick” Sharpsteen, and Gilbert “Bucky” (Cathy) Sharpsteen; grandchildren, Justin LaFritz, Audrey (Josh) Manhart, Jessica (Cody Dickerson) LaFritz, Courtney (Benjamin) Sander, Jacob LaFritz, Tiffany (Jordan Barbour) LaFritz, Michael McFall, and Brandon LaFritz; four great grandchildren; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Audrey worked for many of the local dress factories in the valley, and at Toshiba in Horseheads.  She enjoyed a good BINGO game and she always knew where there was a BINGO game any night of the week and was a big NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt fan.  She loved to shop.

At Audrey’s request there will be no services.  Burial will take place in Chemung Cemetery in Chemung at the convenience of the family.

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