Patrick John Fitzgerald (1932 – 2019)
NASHUA – Patrick John Fitzgerald, 86, of Nashua, passed away Sunday morning, April 14, 2019, in his home after a brief illness.
Born in New York, N.Y., on Oct. 10, 1932, he was a son of the late John and Ruth (Rogers) Fitzgerald. Patrick grew up in Manhattan and graduated from Power Memorial Academy. Patrick furthered his education at Manhattan College and later earned his master’s degree in business administration from Rivier College, now Rivier University in Nashua.
An electrical engineer, Mr. Fitzgerald had been employed with Microsemi in Lawrence, Mass., for more than 40 years.
A resident of Nashua since 1972, he previously made his home in Carle Place, Long Island, N.Y., for many years. In his leisure time, Patrick was an avid reader, and enjoyed golfing and taking long walks. Patrick was a devout Catholic and a communicant of St. Christopher Church.
Family members include his wife, April (Geer) Fitzgerald; his six children and their spouses, Brendon and Anthonicia Fitzgerald of Beverly Hills, Calif., Damien Fitzgerald of Hanover, Md., Patricia and Mark Dwyer of Merrimack, Adrian and Michelle Fitzgerald of Cary, N.C., and Edmon Fitzgerald of Hudson, and the late Christian Fitzgerald and his wife, Melissa Fitzgerald of Chesterfield, Va.; three step-children and their spouses, Eric and Diane Hinckley, Lyle Hinckley and Dawn Griska, and Jean-Louis and Sarah Cormier; his former wife, Catherine Fitzgerald of Nashua; 19 grandchildren; a brother, William Fitzgerald and his wife Jean of South Carolina; sister-in-law, Frances Fitzgerald of New City, N.Y.; brother-in-law, Ralph Heineman of Plainview, Long Island, N.Y.; nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents and son, Patrick was predeceased by two brothers, Joseph and Kevin Fitzgerald; two sisters, Mary Heineman and Margaret Rooney; and a daughter-in-law, Patty Fitzgerald.
SERVICES: Calling hours are Tuesday, April 16, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Farwell Funeral Home, 18 Lock St., Nashua.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday, April 17, at 11:30 a.m. from St. Christopher Church, 62 Manchester St., Nashua. Friends are invited to attend and will gather at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The PLUS Company, 19 Chestnut St., Nashua, NH 03060.
Farwell Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements. (603) 882-0591. http://www.farwellfuneralservice.com.
Farwell Funeral Service, Inc. 18 Lock Street Nashua, NH 03060-2218 (603) 882-0591
Published in Union Leader on Apr. 16, 2019
Fitzgerald, Patrick John [MC???? RIP]
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I believe that Patrick is a member of the Class of 1954.
May He Rest In Peace.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
Fitzgerald, Patrick John [MC1954 RIP]
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