Frederick "Fritz" Roemer was an honorable and courageous man who always supported his friends, family and country, family members said.
Roemer, who served on a Navy minesweeper in World War II and worked for Grumman Corp. for 35 years, died May 20 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 88.
Roemer was born in Penns Grove, N.J., on Dec. 23, 1923, to Frederick and Dorothy Jones...
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