Raymond Gritz of Stow, formerly of Cuyahoga Falls passed away quietly February 28, 2018 at the age of 92.

Ray was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. Later, he enlisted in and proudly served in the US Army Air Corps during WW II. After the war, he married the love of his life Betty Hoffman and they moved to Ohio.

Ray went to work at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. where he worked as an electrician, retiring after 42 years of service.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers and one sister.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Resa Gritz who will miss him terribly.

The family would like to give thanks to the medical professionals at the Akron General Medical Center and the VNS Hospice Care Center whose efforts to make Ray's last days and hours comfortable are greatly appreciated.

Private graveside service and interment was held at Northlawn Memorial Gardens.


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