OBITUARY

Lisa J Middleton

July 8, 1963February 5, 2013

Lisa Jeanne Fitzmaurice Middleton was born on July 8 1963 in Arlington Mass. Lisa left us sadly and unexpectedly on February 5, 2013

She was the youngest daughter born to William R and Marilyn B Fitzmaurice. Survived by her husband Elwyn (Chip) Middleton of 26 years, her 4 wonderful Sons, Timothy James (TJ), Spencer William, Quentin Taylor and Jason Fielding Middleton of Palm Beach Gardens, Fl. Step daughters and families, Jacqui Ann and Christian Cottone of Boca Raton, Fl Robyn Michele and Michael Koss of Deerfield ,Fl., Grandchildren Tyler, Christy, Jessica, Joel and Jake Cottone. Emma Middleton-Koss Surviving siblings and Families, Elder brothers William Francis with wife Bonnie Fitzmaurice of Lynnfield Mass , Michael Robert Fitzmaurice of North Palm Beach, Fl, Eldest Sister Robin Anne Ramback of Bethlehem, NH., Niece Maime Katherine Ramback of Bethlehem NH and Nephew Stephen Michael Fitzmaurice Of Washington DC. She was preceded in death by her Mother, Father and a older Brother Stephen Mark of North Palm Beach Fl.

Lisa started her life in Arlington, Mass moving to North Palm Beach Fl at the age of twelve, she attended Rosarian Academy and graduated in 1981. She continued her education at PBJC, obtaining her AA and graduated from the Nursing Program as a RN in 1984

Lisa continued her life’s work at Saint Mary’s Medical Center, working as an RN; she quickly stepped up to her calling, as the coordinator for the Cystic Fibrosis Center in 1993. She shared her love and devotion, with all her CF patients and their families. Her healing nature will never be forgotten, she was adored by all she cared for and by her Coworkers who worked alongside her.

She was a devoted mother to all her children, a loving and supportive wife to her husband Chip. Her passion was her family; she spent everyday giving of herself so that they may flourish. She had an extraordinary amount of energy; A zest for life, She will be greatly missed by all who she touched, with her smile and loving hand.

A Memorial Mass will be held at St Claire’s Catholic Church on 821 Prosperity Farms Rd in North Palm Beach, Fl at 3PM on Monday February 18, 2013. Following In Remembrance, please help us Celebrate her life at the Palm Beach Gardens Moose Lodge on RCA Blvd from 4:30pm- 6:30pm

We ask in lieu of flowers please make donations to The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. 700 South Dixie Highway Suite 100 West Palm Beach, FL, 33401 Also please love your families, friends and life, cherishing every moment as she would want us all to do.

Services

  • Mass of the Resurrection Monday, February 18, 2013
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Chris and Ashley Fernandez

February 24, 2013

We will miss you.

Lindsey Del Valle

February 23, 2013

May heart goes out to Lisa's family. I have thought of her daily since her passing. I will never forget the first time meeting her at the CF clinic. I was overwhelmed with the knowledge that the baby I was carrying would have cystic fibrosis. She reassured me that everyone at the CF center would be there for my son and that they would be like a second family to us. How right she was! I thank God for the gift of having her in our lives. She will be so terribly missed.

Regina Appleby

February 21, 2013

I am so sad to know that Lisa is no longer here to share her infectious laugh or her sweet smile. We had many adventures driving to Rosarian everyday. I'll never forget all the volleball games with Miss Reader or Miss A driving us to weekend activities. She was always in the lighting booth or back stage during the plays! Memories that will last me a lifetime. I will miss her and I know how much she will be missed by all those that loved her.
XOXO
Regina Betteker Appleby
Class of '81

Darlene Fernandez

February 20, 2013

I met Lisa many years ago when my sister in law passed away and gave me the beautiful gift of 2 children, both had CF. Little did I know that Lisa would become such a major player in our lives. She taught me everything, worked with me day by day and when the going was rough, there she was to pick me up and say "oh come on you can do this". She was always my sounding board and forever my savior. She was a selfless teacher and I'm pround to call her a friend. She will be missed.
May your family find peace in knowing how so very many lives she touched.
God bless you.

Carla Altamirano

February 19, 2013

As parent of a CF child and now an adult my daughter and I grew with the team at the CF clinic..I so appreciate from my heart everything that Lisa has done for my daughter..Gina and I will miss her greatly..

Gwendolyn & Kayla Nalls

February 18, 2013

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Yvette Delsordo

February 18, 2013

Love you Lisa- May you rest in peace and live abundantly in heaven. You will be missed and forever in my heart.

Gwendolyn & Kayla Nalls

February 18, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Paul Cooper

February 18, 2013

In loving memory of Lisa. We will love you and miss you always. Thank you for 28 years of caring like no other!

Yvette & James Delsordo

February 18, 2013

Lisa was an amazing woman and an incredible nurse. She always made me feel at home, even though, we were at the CF Clinic. May God give your family peace, during these difficult times. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.