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1934 Nina 2020

Nina R. Fritts

January 28, 1934 — February 12, 2020

Nina R. (Eaton) Fritts, 86, of Marathon, NY, passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at her home, while surrounded by her family.

Born in VanEtten, NY, on January 28, 1934, Nina was the daughter of the late Myron and Della Eaton.  She was a 1953 graduate of Dryden High School and married Howard A. Fritts on December 30, 1954.  Nina’s family was foremost in her daily life and her legacy of compassion and love will be cherished forever, as well as her love of fishing.

She is survived by her six children, Gary (Tina) Fritts of Marathon, Richard (Karen) Fritts of Marathon, Carlene (Allie) Potter of Cincinnatus, Barbara (Brian Potter) Fritts of Moravia, Leonard (David Robbins “Rob”) Fritts of Wake Forest, NC, and Glenn (Nanna) Fritts of Marathon.  She also leaves behind her 13 grandchildren, Regina Wyatt, Shawn Fritts, Dakota Fritts, Adalina Fritts, Melissa Pratt, Brandon Fritts, Matthew Fritts, Kimberly Fritts, Lauren Fritts, Allie Potter, Jr., Bradley Potter, Michael Potter and Emma Fritts; 30 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and loving neighbors; a special friend, Margaret Poth; sister, Alice Greene of Bulls Gap, TN; and brother, Ed (Edie) Eaton of Virgil.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 54 years; five brothers; and two sisters.

There will be no calling hours or memorial service.  A celebration of life will be held at a later time.  Expressions of sympathy in memory of Nina may be directed to MAVAC of Marathon, P.O. Box 132, Marathon, NY 13803 or Hospice of Cortland, 11 Kennedy Parkway, Cortland, NY 13045.

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