Born in Reno, Nev., he was the son of the late Fritz C. and Edythe (Hazelton) Christ. Fritz was the owner of Economy Radiator and Body Works, a member of the Barrington Men’s Club, and Associate of the Quahog Club.
Besides his wife he is survived by one daughter, Cammie Gregory of Maine; two sons, Andrew Christ of Texas and Nicholas Christ of Maine; one brother, Karl Christ of Mass.; sister in-law Joyce Hall of Cumberland; and seven granddaughters and one grandson.
Calling hours for Fritz will be held Saturday, Jan. 4 from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Smith-Mason Funeral Home, 398 Willett Ave., Riverside with a funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Providence Animal Rescue League, 34 Elbow St., Providence, RI 02903 or the charity of your choice. Visit smithmason.com for online condolences.