Joseph Fitzgerald

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Joseph Fitzgerald

  • Birth 3 Feb 1878
  • Death 20 Dec 1964
  • Burial Portage, Porter County, Indiana, USA
  • Plot SC 12
  • Memorial ID 12639086

Vidette Messenger
Monday December 21, 1964 p. 6

JOSEPH FITZGERALD
Services for Joseph A. Fitzgerald, 86, 904 Wood Street, who died at 12:35 am Sunday in Porter Memorial hospital after a short illness, will be held at 2 pm Tuesday in the Bartholomew Funeral home.
The Rev. Percy Thomas will officiate with burial in McCool cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home today.
Born Feb. 3, 1878 in Rowan County, Ky., he was the son of Amos and Elizabeth (Baumgartner) Fitzgerald. He married Rutha Jane Stanfield, who preceded him in death in 1951.
Fitzgerald had resided in Valparaiso since 1918. He was employed by the US Steel Corporation, Gary, and was a retired employe of the McGill Manufacturing Company.
He was a member of the Modern Woodman of America.
Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Raymond (Thelma) Chester, Portage, Mrs. Theodore (Lena) Reinert, Hammond, Mrs. Donald (Merle) Ainsworth and Mrs. Ray (Hazel) Allison, both of Valparaiso.
He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Mrs. Andrew (Nola) Collins.


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  • Maintained by: Jessica Green
  • Originally Created by: Laura Heckman
  • Added: 9 Dec 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12639086
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Fitzgerald (3 Feb 1878–20 Dec 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12639086, citing McCool Cemetery, Portage, Porter County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Jessica Green (contributor 47482393) .