Mary Kathleen Fitzgerald

October 31, 1952November 1, 2018

Mary Kathleen Fitzgerald, 66, of Lynchburg went to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 1, 2018. She was the wife of the late Donald R. Fitzgerald, Sr.

Born in Baltimore, MD, October 31, 1952, she was the daughter of the late John R. Buckmaster and Catherine Downs Dunkes. She was retired from Quickie Foods and attended the Salvation Army. She loved muscle cars, crocheting and was an avid Ravens fan. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She leaves behind a daughter, Kathleen Ogden; three sons, Donald R. Fitzgerald, Jr., Dewey P. Fitzgerald and wife Jessica and Joseph M. Fitzgerald and wife Rebekah; six beautiful grandchildren, Darys, Benjamin, Elijah, Esther, Michael and Lilly; four brothers, Joseph Dunkes, Jay Dunkes, Jimmy Dunkes and Frank Dunkes as well as numerous other adopted and step family members.

A memorial service celebrating her life will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Whitten Monelison Chapel with Pastor Doug Turner officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to either the American Cancer Society or to the American Diabetes Association.


  • Donald R. Fitzgerald, Husband
  • Kathleen Ann Ogden, Daughter
  • Donald Ray Fitzgerald, Jr., Son
  • Dewey Preston Fitzgerald and wife Jessica, Son
  • Joseph McKenzie Fitzgerald and wife Rebekah, Son
  • Joseph Dunkes, Brother
  • Jay Dunkes, Brother
  • Jimmy Dunkes, Brother
  • Frank Dunkes, Brother
  • Also survived by six grandchildren, Darys Ogden, Benjamin Fitzgerald, Elijah Fitzgerald, Esther Fitzgerald, Michael Fitzgerald and Lilly May Fitzgerald.


  • Memorial Service Thursday, November 8, 2018

Mary Kathleen Fitzgerald

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Shirley Swift

March 18, 2019

Hi, I was a friend of Marys at Hereford High. She was so tiny and
She was so nice. I am very sorry
to hear of her death. God Bless Her!
My Condolances­čÄł

Karen Fitzgerald_Farley

November 2, 2018