Cartwright Funeral Homes


FITZGERALD, George E. “Fitzie” of Brockton formerly of So. Boston, passed away unexpectedly after a brief illness March 4, 2018 at the age of 87. Beloved husband Catherine “Kay” (Ottley) Fitzgerald. Loving father of Kevin R. Fitzgerald, Michael G. Fitzgerald and Ann Marie Fitzgerald all of Brockton. Son of the late George and Mary (Bracken) Fitzgerald. Devoted brother of Lorraine Malcolm formerly of Roslindale and Joan McGlinchey of Boston. Dear grandfather of Kevin M. and Leah R. Fitzgerald. Also survived by his former daughter-in-law Melissa Lowell Fitzgerald and several nieces and nephews. “Fitzie” was born in Boston grew up and lived in So. Boston for many years before moving to Brockton in 1963. He worked for the Boston Herald for 34 years as a truck driver. He also served in the US Army for several years during the Korean War. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 68 So. Franklin St., Holbrook MA 02343 until 9:00 AM Friday followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM in Christ The King Church, 54 Lyman St., Brockton MA. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Burial will take place in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree, MA. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in his name to either the American Diabetes Association or to the American Lung Association.

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