Obituaries - 09/11/2013

Garry W. Fitzgerald

September 8, 2013

LAKE PLEASANT--Garry W. Fitzgerald, 82 years of age, of Overlook Drive, Lake Pleasant, NY passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013 at home with his loving family by his side. He was born July 25, 1931 in Manhattan, NY, the son of the late William and Regina Kommer Fitzgerald.

Mr. Fitzgerald was a United States Marine Corps veteran serving during the Korean Conflict from 1951 to 1954. He was employed as a line foreman working for Verizon, retiring in 1990.

He was a member of  St. James Roman Catholic Church in Lake Pleasant and the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Lake Pleasant.

He was predeceased by his two sons, Scott and Christopher Fitzgerald.

Survivors include his wife, Mary B. Hogan Fitzgerald, whom he married September 3, 1955; his daughter; Barbara Prescia of Deer Park; his brother Joseph and his wife Mena Fitzgerald of Speculator; his sister Renee and her husband James of Cary, N.C.; daughter-in-law Debbie Fitzgerald, wife of the late Christopher; three grandchildren, Jessica Poulin and Robert and Ryan Prescia; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service with full military honors will be held  Monday, September 16, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Speculator Volunteer Ambulance Corps, POB 282, Speculator NY 12164 or Mountain Valley Hospice, 108 Steele Ave,  Gloversville NY 12078.

Arrangements are by the Northville Funeral Service.

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