OBITUARY

Dorothy M. Fitzpatrick

October 9, 1921August 7, 2014

Longtime Westerleigh resident Dorothy Fitzpatrick, 92, a retired school aide and dedicated mother, died Thursday in Ashbrook Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Scotch Plains. She was born Dorothy Donovan in Elm Park and graduated from Port Richmond High School. After she and Vincent Fitzpatrick were married in 1949, the couple moved to Elm Park. They settled in Westerleigh in 1953. Mrs. Fitzpatrick worked at the city Board of Estimate. She later worked as a city school aide for 20 years. When her children were younger, Mrs. Fitzpatrick was a member of the Mothers' Clubs at St. Teresa's School and Monsignor Farrell and Moore Catholic high schools. She belonged to the Cichon Post of the American Legion, Port Richmond. Mrs. Fitzpatrick was a parishioner of St. Teresa's R.C. Church, Castleton Corners, for more than 60 years. In her leisure time, she enjoyed reading, knitting, traveling and visiting friends. Her husband of 62 years, Vincent, died in 2012. She is survived by her son, Kevin, her daughter, Elaine Fitzpatrick-Carman and four grandchildren. The funeral will be Monday from the Casey Funeral Home, Castleton Corners, with a mass at 10:45 a.m. in St. Teresa's Church. Burial will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery, West Brighton.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, August 9, 2014
  • Visitation Saturday, August 9, 2014
  • Visitation Sunday, August 10, 2014
  • Visitation Sunday, August 10, 2014
  • Funeral Service Monday, August 11, 2014
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Dorothy M. Fitzpatrick

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August 8, 2014

My condolences to the Fitzpatrick family. May you find comfort from God's word recorded at Ecclesiastes 9:5,10 regarding rhe loss of your love one.

FROM THE FAMILY