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Ricky G. LaFritz

January 1, 1956 - July 9, 2017


Barton, New York

Date of Death:

July 9, 2017



Birth Date:

January 1, 1956

Birth Place:

Waverly, New York

Service Information:


Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 4 to 6 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad St., Waverly, New York


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Ricky G. LaFritz

Ricky LaFritz, 61 of Barton passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre with his family member by his side.

He was predeceased by his parents, Fredrick and Edith LaFritz; son, William “Willy” LaFritz; and brother, Ronald LaFritz, Sr.

Ricky is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Faith LaFritz; son, Ricky LaFritz Jr of Newark Valley; siblings, Rodney (Connie) LaFritz of Redmond, WA, Nancy (Robert) McCracken of Watertown, Richard (Glenna) LaFritz Sr of Waverly, Russell (Sue) LaFritz of Waverly, Robert LaFritz Sr of Waverly, Hazel (Chuck) Sutton of Corning, Robin (Bernadette) LaFritz of Waverly, Ralph LaFritz of Waverly, and Ada Townsend of Waverly; grandchildren, Devin Hawkins, Williamston, SC and Selena LaFritz of Barton; mother-in-law, Charlotte Mastrantonio of Barton; father-in-law, Ronald Ellers Sr of Sayre; brother-in-law, Ronnie (Bonnie) Ellers Jr of Lowman; sisters-in-law, Anita (Roger) Ebgert of Waverly and Melodie Ray of TN; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Ricky was a heavy duty machine operator for the Village of Waverly for 32 years.  He enjoyed camping, the Yankees, the Buffalo Bills, spending time with his family and friends.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and son-in-law. 

A time of calling will be held on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 4 to 6 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad St., Waverly, New York.  There will be a dish to pass reception at the Waverly Village Hall, 32 Ithaca Street, Waverly, NY at 6:00 PM immediately following calling hours.  At Ricky’s request there will be no funeral service.  Those wishing to send a private message of sympathy to Ricky’s family may visit our Facebook page or in “Obituaries” at

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