WILLIAM A. FITZGIBBONS - RENO, Nev./ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. - Bill took his final journey with his Lord and Savior on May 12, 2014, in Reno, Nev. He was born on May 24, 1934, to the late Bertrand and Helen FitzGibbons. He married Marlene Durocher on Nov. 5, 1960. Bill lived in Essex until his retirement from IBM in 1991. Upon his retirement, Bill and Marlene moved to Reno, Nev. Bill remained active, serving the elderly and shut-ins in his parish community. He also volunteered at the local elementary school in Reno. Bill is survived by his wife, Marlene, of 53 years; and two daughters and their families, Colleen and Joseph Barch and their daughters, Melissa, Elizabeth and Erin, of Richmond; and Sharon Clodfelter and her two sons, Jacob and Matthew, of Reno, Nev. A Memorial Mass in celebration of Bill's life will be held on June 9, 2014, at 11 a.m. in St. Pius X Church in Essex Center. The burial will be in the family plot in North Adams, Mass., next to their daughter, Maureen. In lieu of flowers and donations, the family requests a continuation of Bill's legacy by visiting the homebound elderly in your community. Online condolences may be made at www.minorfh.com.
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Published in The Burlington Free Press on June 6, 2014