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William Tritt, Sr.

July 29, 1926 — January 27, 2019


William S. Tritt, Sr., 92, of Uniontown, Ohio died January 27, 2019.  William was born July 29, 1926, in Uniontown, Ohio, son of William and Iva (Swinehart) Tritt, who preceded him in death, along with his wife, Mary Jane Tritt; daughter, Rebecca Robinson; and sisters, Viola Stone, Mary Alice Seibert, and Liz Tritt.

William’s memory will forever be cherished by those who survive; daughters, Margaret (Stell) Holt, Robin (Ed) Keller; sons, William Jr. (Pam) Tritt, Richard (Vicki) Tritt; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and son-in-law, Jim (Carol) Robinson.

William was a World War II veteran of the United States Army and drove a truck for Ohio Fast Freight for 37 years.  He attended Trinity Church of the Nazarene in Uniontown, was a member of the American Legion, and Teamsters Local 92.  He enjoyed hunting and camping.

Calling hours will be Wednesday, January 30th from 5:00-8:00 pm, Hecker-Patron Funeral Home, 13151 Cleveland Avenue, NW, Uniontown, Ohio, where the service for William will be conducted, Thursday, January 31st at 1:00 pm. Major Bill Dingan of the Salvation Army will lead the service. Interment will follow at East Liberty Cemetery, Akron, Ohio, where Military Honors will be presented.

The family extends a special thank you to Deputy K.D. Schilling, the Gables of Green, and Clearpath Hospice for their loving care.

Memorial contributions may be made to:  Haven of Rest Ministries, 175 E. Market Street, Akron, Ohio  44308 or by visiting the website at:

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

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