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Opal "Gerry" Jeanette Fitzgerald Kozub
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Birth: Jun. 28, 1922
Death: 2007

Born in Iowa to James and Essie Fitzgerald, Gerry was the middle of three siblings.

When she was five years old, her family moved to Fullerton, California where she grew up and attended Fullerton High School and Fullerton Junior College.

Gerry worked as a dance instructor and performed in various ballets as part of a Southern California dance troupe.

Gerry moved to Fresno after college to sing at Club Margo during WWII. While working there, she met U.S. Army Lt. Walter Kozub and they were married on June 21, 1945.

Gerry and Walt had one child, son James Kozub.

Gerry worked for a number of years for Arthur's Toy Store in Fresno, but her greatest satisfaction came from performing volunteer work at local convalescent hospitals and a hospice.

Gerry was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Kozub; her sister, Rita Mason; and her brother, Lowell Fitzgerald.

She is survived by James and Marianne Kozub; her grandaughter Gabriella; nieces, Jill Grumbles and Lisa Fitzgerald; and nephew, Donald Mason.

Visitation will be at Boice Funeral Home in Clovis on Thursday, April 12, 2007, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.

A Graveside Service will be held at Clovis Cemetery on Friday, April 13, 2007, at 10:00 a.m.

Any remembrances may be made to Nancy Hinds Hospice, 1616 W. Shaw, Ste. B-6, Fresno, Ca 93711.

BOICE FUNERAL HOME 308 Pollasky, Clovis 299-4372

Published in the Fresno Bee from 4/11/2007 - 4/18/2007.  
 
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 Spouse:
  Walter M. Kozub (1919 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Clovis Cemetery
Clovis
Fresno County
California, USA
 
Created by: Toni
Record added: Apr 12, 2007
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Opal Gerry Jeanette <i>Fitzgerald</i> Kozub
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Opal Gerry Jeanette <i>Fitzgerald</i> Kozub
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 Added: Apr. 12, 2007
 
 
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