Edward J. Fitzgerald, age 89, of Brockton, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Braemoor Health Center. He was the loving husband of the late Felicia (Ciccolo) Fitzgerald. Ed was born and raised in Everett, son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Kitchen) Fitzgerald. He was a graduate of Everett High School, Class of 1943 and attended Northeastern University. He was an Army veteran of World War II, and had been a guard for POWs in both England and France. For over 39 years he had been employed by Schraffts Candy Company in Charlestown and retired after 25 years from Shaws Supermarket on the east side of Brockton. Ed was a longtime member of the Masons Mount Vernon-Galilean Lodge and Shriners. Ed is survived by his children, Catherine M. Mallard and her husband Kenneth, Michael J. Malcolm and his wife Maryanne and Linda J. Callahan and her husband James all of Brockton and Lois A. Reid and her husband Rick of West Bridgewater; 14 loving grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Janet M. Terrill, grandfather of the late Robert P. Terrill and brother of the late Arthur Fitzgerald, Annie Alice Barry, Jean Zackular, Agnes Leona Fitzgerald and Emma Elsie Fitzgerald. Visitation will be held in the Conley Funeral Home, 138 Belmont Street (Rte. 123), Brockton, Thursday 4-7 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 7 p.m. Burial with military honors will be held at a later date in Pine Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Eds name may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 51 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114. For condolences and directions, please visit www.conleyfuneralhome.com or on Facebook at Conley Funeral & Cremation Service.
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Conley Funeral & Cremation Service
138 Belmont St Brockton, MA 02301
Published in The Enterprise from June 11 to June 12, 2014