Timothy Steven Fitzgerald
Timothy Steven Fitzgerald
  • April 29, 1949 - September 17, 2017
  • Holden Beach, North Carolina

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Timothy Steven Fitzgerald, Sr., 68, of Holden Beach, NC formerly of Canton Ohio, passed away on Sunday, the seventeenth of September, 2017 in New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, NC, under the care of Lower Cape Fear Hospice.
Born in Canton, OH on the twenty ninth of April, 1949, he was a son of the late James Francis Fitzgerald, Sr. and Ann Frances Toth Fitzgerald. Tim was preceded in death by a brother, Dr. James "Jim" Fitzgerald, Jr. He graduated from Lehman High School and went on to Kent State University and Akron University where he earned two Bachelor's degrees in Education. "Coach Fitz" was a defensive coordinator football coach and taught at St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Canton, OH, Perry High School, Massillon, OH, Walsh Jesuit High School, Akron, OH and the latter part of his career at West Brunswick and South Brunswick High Schools as defensive coordinator and
head track coach. He was also a veteran of the US military.
Survivors include his loving wife of twenty-eight years, Kathy L. Fitzgerald; sons,
Timothy Steven Fitzgerald, Jr. and wife Tammy of Manassas, VA, Daniel Arnold and wife Melissa of Winston-Salem, NC; daughters, Mindi Long of Varnamtown, NC, Kimberly Brice and husband Charlie of Akron, OH, Stephanie Johnson and husband Jeff of Canton, OH; grandchildren, Timothy Long, Christopher Long, Elizabeth Long and husband Isaac Furr, Nathaniel Arnold, Abigail Noah, twenty-seven other grandchildren, two great grandchildren as well as "The Boys" Joey and Marley Fitzgerald, his canine companions.
A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests with gratitude that monetary
donations be made in his name to the Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area 8830 Cameron St. #201, Silver Spring MD 20910 or http://parkinsonfoundation.org/
Online condolences are encouraged and may be offered at
White Funeral & Cremation Service, Bolivia/Supply Chapel