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Reverend Dr. Gilbert J. Fitzsimmons

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“I am so sorry to hear about Gil's passing. He and I and his brothers grew up together in the east end area of Pgh.We had many many good time. I...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Donald Mazzotta - Pittsburgh, PA

“Heather, Mrs. Fitzsimmons, and family: My deepest condolences. I remember Rev. Fitzsimmons fondly and am sorry I didn't know sooner to pay my...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Amy Oriss - Pittsburgh, PA

“I was very saddened to hear of Gilbert passing. I enjoyed knowing him and the Fitzsimmons family, He will be missed he always had good advice and new...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: William Venesky - Cabot, PA

“I was very saddened to hear of Gilbert's untimely passing. I grew up with the Fitzsimmons family as across the street neighbors and have many...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Myron Berg - Seattle, WA

“Susan: what a loss! Lynne AND I are out of town but our prayers are with you. He was a blessing to those in ministry in the South Hills. Dr. & Mrs...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Susan and Family,So sorry for your loss, our deepest sympathy.Rich and Diane Majoras, Brentwood Presbyterian Church ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Our deepest sympathy to you and the family Bruce and Pam Bergman. Sonja Lipski ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“With our very deepest sympathy. You are in our thoughts and prayers.Gerry & George Tessler ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“I had the pleasure of knowing this wonderful man. It was An honor to be his coordinator. May he rest in peace now. My heart goes out to Sue and the...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Amy Alfonsi - West Mifflin, PA

“To the entire Fitzsimmons family,you all have my deepest sympathy on the loss of an amazing man. Growing up in Boy Scout Troop 99 at the Knoxville...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Chuck Fallert - pittsburgh, PA

“Giving thanks that God brought U into r lives!!! The memories made r forever!!! RIP dear friend & neighbor.❤ ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Judd/Gretchen - Pgh., PA - friend

“Gilbert -- and Susan, and all your family will be remembered in our prayers at St. Andrew's in Highland Park this coming Sunday, with much affection...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Bruce Robison - Pittsburgh, PA

“To the Fitzsimmons family,All who were blessed to know Gil are certain that the first words Gil heard as he entered into the presence of God was, ...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Christy Cahill - Pittsburgh, PA

“The first word we are all certain Gil heard once he was in the presence of God was - " You have done well my son, welcome home." My mother, my son...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Christy Cahill - Pittsburgh, PA

“So very sorry to hear about the loss of Reverend Fitzsimmons he was truly a kind wonderful man my condolences to the family. The Ellison family ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Sharlee Ellison - PITTSBURGH, PA

“So sorry for your loss, I have many good memories of Gil when he was at Brentwood Church for so many years and then visting him at Knoxville. Msy he...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Gail Richardson - pittsburgh, PA

“Sympathy to all of you... Gil held a special place in our hearts. May you all find comfort in the loss of your loved one. We were very close to him...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: The Novak Family - Pittsburgh, PA

“To The Fitzsimmons Family Gil meant so much to me when he was the Reverend at Knoxville Church. He was always a pleasure to be around and was forever...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Kayla Nogal - Pittsburgh, PA


Reverend Dr. Fitzsimmons was born on November 2, 1942 and passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2019.

Reverend Dr. Fitzsimmons was a resident of Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

Gil was a graduate of Davis & Elkins College, former Chaplain Intern/Resident at Central State Hospital, also a graduate of Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, VA, Columbia Theological Seminary, and the University of Pittsburgh.

A memorial service will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. in the Westminster Presbyterian Church. Interment will be held privately.

If desired, family suggests contributions to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15241.

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