DEWITTVILLE - Dr. Fritz M. Overs, 74, of Dewittville, died Saturday (March 1, 2014), in the em-ergency room at Westfield Memorial Hospital.
He was born Nov. 29, 1939, in Urbana, Ohio, the son of the late J. Milford and Ruby Creviston Overs.
Fritz had been the superintendent of the Painesville City Schools in Painesville, Ohio, and had been a starter and ranger at Chautauqua Golf Club.
He was a member of the Ohio Retired Teachers Association, and the Audubon Society in Jamestown. He was a former member the Rotary Club, and a former member of the Mayville Chautauqua Lions Club.
Fritz enjoyed golfing and bird watching.
He is survived by his wife, Sally Goodell Overs, whom he married Aug, 30, 1958, in Urbana, Ohio; a son, Ned Overs of Phoenix, Ariz.; and a daughter, Julia (Kevin) Bates of Lafayette, Calif.; three grandchildren: Elle Overs, Eliza Bates and Tyson Bates; and a sister, Barbara Warren of Tybee Island, Ga.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Overs.
The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday (March 15, 2014), in the Freay Funeral Home in Mayville, N.Y.
The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. prior to the funeral on Saturday in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Jamestown Audubon Society, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, NY 14701 or the Chautauqua Golf Club Special Projects Fund, P.O. Box 28, Chautauqua, NY 14722.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Fritz at www.freayfuneralhome. com.