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Gloria Bjorn Kritzer

YORK -- Ms. Gloria Bjorn Kritzer, 84, of York, died Thursday, April 3, 2008, at the Wayne Patrick Hospice House in Rock Hill.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 11, 2008, at Wolfe Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. James McGill and the Rev. Benny Wade officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

Born in Bogota, N.J., Ms. Kritzer was a daughter of the late Carl and Josephine Echterbecker Bjorn. She served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II. Ms. Kritzer worked in the retail industry and attended Riverview Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are her son, Kenneth Robert Kritzer and his wife, Dawn, of Bumpass, Va.; a brother, Robert Bjorn of Norwood, N.Y.; a sister, Nancy Potts and her husband, Donald, of Fort Mill, S.C.; a grandson, Jason Neal Kritzer of Bumpass, Va.; a nephew, Brian B. Potts and his wife, Angie, of York, S.C.; and a niece, Krystine Beaken of New Alexandria, Pa.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane - Westpark Plaza, Columbia, SC 29210; or to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

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