Margaret Joan Fitzgerald
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Margaret Joan Fitzgerald
  • October 18, 1921 - November 30, 2017
  • Marietta, Georgia

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In Memory of Margaret (Peggy) Joan Fitzgerald
December 18, 1921 - November 30, 2017
Margaret "Peggy" Joan (Kearney) Fitzgerald, of Marietta, Georgia and formerly of Syosset, NY, passed away peacefully on November 30, 2017. She was born in Queens, New York on December 18, 1921. Peggy graduated from Bishop McDonald High School in Brooklyn, NY and got her Associates Degree from Queens College in Queens, NY. After that she worked for the New York Telephone Company until the birth of her first child and spent the rest of her life as a loving wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, great aunt, and homemaker. She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Raymond D. Fitzgerald; her children, Raymond G. Fitzgerald and wife Mary of West Roxbury, MA; Kevin Fitzgerald and wife Donna of Trumbull, CT; and Susan Fitzgerald Ward and her husband Preston of Marietta, GA. Her survivors also include her grandchildren: Kathryn and John Fitzgerald; Megan Sheldon and her husband Colin; Brian Fitzgerald and his wife Stephanie; Kristen Fitzgerald; and Lauren and Kaitlin Ward. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Peggy was predeceased by her brother Jack Kearney of Alexandria, VA.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in Peggy's memory to the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Atlanta, www.bgcma.org/donate.

A prayer service in Marietta will be held on Thursday, December 7th at 11 AM at the HM Patterson & Son Funeral Home on 1157 Old Canton Road, Marietta, GA 30068.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Edward the Confessor Church at 205 Jackson Avenue, Syosset, NY 11791 on January 6, 2018 at 9:45 AM. Burial will be held afterwards at St. Charles Cemetery at 2015 Wellwood Avenue, Farmingdale, NY 11735 for friends and family members in the New York area.