Obituary :Thomas Edward Fritch
Thomas Edward Fritch, 84, of Indianapolis, died Feb. 16, 2014 in Carmel. He was born Feb. 28, 1929, in Jasper, to the late Hugo and Pauline Fritch. He attended Indiana University, and later graduated from Butler University. He retired from GMAC after 30 years and became the icon of Greek Tonys Pizza in Carmel. He was “Greek Tony” himself. He served in the 931st Tactical Airlift Group, Bakalar Air Force Base, home of the 434th Tactical Airlift Wing. Major Fritch was named “Outstanding Officer of The Year” Aug. 12, 1968. He is survived by his son, Matt (Shannon) Fritch; a daughter, Nicole (Clarence) Jenkins; and six grandkids, Gavin, Madison, Pete, Gabe, Luke and Noah. Family wants to thank his dear friends, Karey, Peter, Hugh, Sally, Kimmy, Stephanie, Sara and the crew at Greek Tony’s Pizza, Dr. Freudenthal, Dr. Gropp, Dr. Bobos, and their staff at St.Vincent Carmel Hospital, Britney and her staff at Kindred Transitional Care And Rehab, Tim and Staff at Wellbrooke, and his dear friends who all visited, called and asked about him. A funeral service was conducted Feb. 24 at Flanner and Buchanan – Carmel, 325 E. Carmel Dr. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project. Online condolences may be made at HYPERLINK “http://www.flannerbuchanan.com” www.flannerbuchanan.com.