Passed away on January 6, 2020
Mary Annette Coney (Ann) Fitzgibbons returned home to be in the loving arms of her Savior on January 6, 2020. She passed at home with her family by her side, just as she would have wished. Her husband of 66 years, Joseph A., was holding her hand. She was born in Horseheads, NY, to Ralph and Lois (nee Watrous) Coney. She graduated from Horseheads High School before beginning college at SUNY Cortland. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in education in 1951, which began her long career teaching younger children. Her employment included teaching in public schools in Elmira and Rome, NY; at Camp Lejeune, NC; Griffiss Air Force Base; and in Colorado Springs. She was the Executive Director of Our World in O'Fallon, IL, and Child Care Director at First United Methodist Church in Colorado Springs. She loved children, teaching thousands of children during her many years in education. Ann was loving, kind and devout who always went the extra mile to help people.
Ann was most proud of her family. She asked all of her family be acknowledged. Her husband is Joseph Fitzgibbons.
Her six children are: Michael Fitzgibbons JoAnne Bartoletti Susan Massa Steven Fitzgibbons Mary Jo Foley Joe Fitzgibbons
In laws of her children are: Nita Fitzgibbons Ellen Fitzgibbons (preceded by) Richard Bartoletti Annie Fitzgibbons Kevin Foley Kelly Fitzgibbons
Her amazing grandchildren are: Ashley Fitzgibbons Kathryn Foley and Pete Rogos Dan Foley and Ali Rookey Angie and Brandon Clark Mindy Fitzgibbons (preceded by) Nick and Lauren Massa Tim Massa Chris Massa and Beth Shepard Erik Snyder Adam Snyder and Holly Seybold Jessica Bartoletti (preceded by) Galen and Sarah Bartoletti Megan and Yusuke Fitzgibbons Matthew and Yumiko Fitzgibbons Alicia and Scott Weatherly
Her beloved great grandchildren are: Kai Fitzgibbons Norah Snyder Adelina Massa Mason Clark Sean Bartoletti Stella Bartoletti Nolan Bartoletti Tylor Savage Truette Weatherly Alaina Weatherly
"Nana" loved us all unconditionally and with all her heart.
Services will be held Thursday, January 16th at 11 a.m. at the Lehmberg chapel of First United Methodist Church, 420 North Nevada Ave. In lieu of flowers, Ann asked donations for The Place (formerly Urban Peak), 423 East Cucharras Street, CSC 80903.
- Memorial Service Thursday, January 16, 2020
January 12, 2020
My heart was sad to see this but please know that the family should be so proud of this beautiful lady. She loved my triplets when they attended Sunday school classes and many other children events at First United Methodist Church. Ann had a heart over flowing with love for children. Prayers of comfort for the family.