Gertrude Fitzgerald

Obituary of Gertrude Fitzgerald

The death of Gertrude (Tower) FitzGerald, wife of the late Eugene FitzGerald, occurred peacefully on March 10, 2003, at the Palliative Care Unit, Saint John Regional Hospital. Born on June 14, 1911, in Saint John, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Sarah (McLaren) Tower. Mom was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a faithful member of the Carleton Kirk United Church, the UCW and the church choir. She is survived by her daughters June Lavin and Faith Kingston of Saint John, Heather MacLeod of Riverview, NB, her sons Eugene of St. John's, NFLD, Larry, Gordon (Donna), Victor (Kaye), and Clark (Kay), all of Saint John, her brothers Bud (Eileen) of Truro, NS, and Raymond (Elizabeth) of Ontario, her 21 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband she is predeceased by her son Terry. Resting at Brenan's Bay View Select Community Funeral Home, 1461 Manawagonish Road (634-7425), with visiting Tuesday from 7-9 PM and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 13, 2003, at 1:00 PM, from the Carleton Kirk United Church. Interment will take place at Greenwood Cemetery. The family would appreciate donations made to the Carleton Kirk United Church or the charity of the donor's choice.
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