Faith Margaret Fritze

Faith Margaret Fritze, 72, of Altamonte Springs, FL and formerly of Auburn, MA, passed away at home May 27, 2024 after a courageous battle with cancer, with her loving family by her side.

She leaves her beloved husband of 53 years, James A. Fritze, of Altamonte Springs; her devoted children, Beth Gianneschi and her husband Lawrence IV, of Woodstock, GA; James M. Fritze and his wife Angela, of Deltona, FL; and Lauren Goodpaster of Deltona, FL; her cherished grandchildren, Brandon Lee of Luray, VA; Morgan Fritze of Midland, TX; Kelsey Goodpaster of Deltona, FL; Kassidy Goodpaster of Deltona, FL; Aryanna Gianneschi of Woodstock, GA; Lawrence Gianneschi V of Woodstock, GA; Kyle Goodpaster of Deltona, FL; Dalton Fritze of Deltona, FL; and Lillian Barker of Deltona, FL; great-grandchildren, Ainsley, Barrett and Rhain; brothers Thomas Standring and his wife Janet of Leicester, MA; David Standing of Yarmouth, MA; Alan Standring and his wife Norma of Charlton, MA; Terrance Standring of Phoenix, AZ; Neil Standring and his wife Shirley of Spencer, MA; and Glenn Standring and his wife Maureen of Charlton, MA; as well as many nieces and nephews. Faith was predeceased by her brothers, Harold Standring and his wife Judy, Ronald Standring and his wife Joan, William Standring and Paul Standring; and her sisters-in-law Maryellen Standring and Colleen Standring.

She was born in Auburn, MA, daughter of the late Harold and Imelda (Cadarette) Standring. Faith was educated in Auburn and graduated from Auburn High School.

Faith worked in the mortgage industry for several years, but the true focus of her life was her family, to whom she devoted countless hours supporting their educational and recreational activities. Faith was a doting Grammie, showering her grandchildren with affection and attention. She reveled in attending their sporting, educational, agricultural, musical, and dance activities.

She researched and then created individualized hand-made gifts for the grandchildren’s friends and classmates for holidays and special occasions. Faith also enjoyed entertaining family and friends, and was famous for her parties, particularly the annual Super Bowl blast. She was a member of the Women’s Auxiliary at the local VFW, and was involved in numerous fundraising activities for the Post. She loved traveling the US to visit family and landmarks across the country. She also traveled extensively abroad and has visited Switzerland, Turkey, China, and the Caribbean Islands, as well as other countries.

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