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William Fredric "Fritz" Hadra, 81, of Cumberland, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 8, 2017, at University of Maryland Shock Trauma.
Born Jan. 19, 1936, in Cumberland, Mr. Hadra was the son of the late Robert Eugene Ewing and Evelyn A. (Dreyer) Ewing.
A graduate of Allegany High School, class of 1954, Fritz attended Fairmont State College where he played football and retired from Moore Business Forms with over 35 years of service. After retirement, Fritz worked for Imtech for a few years. He was a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church serving as a deacon, Sunday school teacher and was a trustee. Fritz was on the finance committee at Calvary Christian Academy. He was an avid fisherman, loved the outdoors, gardening, and spending time at Smoke Hole, W.Va.
Fritz is survived by his wife of 61 years, Norma Hadra; and his children, William Hadra II and wife, Cheryl, Robert Hadra and wife, Timi, Mark Hadra and wife, Tara, Susan Dillow and husband, Matt, and Amy McLean and husband, Andy. He also leaves behind his brother, Michael Hadra; and his grandchildren, Jennifer Prentice and husband, Russ, William Hadra III and wife, Teesha, Robert Hadra II and wife, Claire, Bethany Hadra and fiancé, Benjamin Murphy, Benjamin Hadra and fiancée, Sarah Thiemer, Emily Hadra and Matthew Dillow II. Fritz is also survived by his great-grandchildren, Holden and Brooks Prentice, Robert Hadra III, Benjamin Hadra II, and Liam and Kiernan Murphy.
Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur Street, Cumberland, (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com) on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
A funeral service will be conducted at the Cornerstone Baptist Church, 930 Frederick Street, Cumberland, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at 11 a.m. with Pastor David Hattenfield officiating. The family will also receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
Interment will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Schwab Family Cancer Center, 12500 Willowbrook Road, Cumberland, MD 21502, Attention: Julie Hardy.
Published on June 10, 2017
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