MICHAEL JAMES FITZPATRICK, 67, of Pinehurst, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at his home. Born Sept. 11, 1945, in Scotts burg, Ind., he was a son of the late Dr. James Sylvan Fitzpatrick and Francis Carolyn Fitzpatrick. Mike grew up in Portland, Ind. and attended Jay County High School. He attended Indiana University. He later lived in Fort Wayne, Ohio, Charlotte, N.C. and San Ramon, Calif. Mike enjoyed playing golf, watching sports, computer games and being with his family and friends. Mike was employed at Rea Magnet Wire, Fort Wayne, in Sales and Inventory Control before joining Electrical Insulation Suppliers in Sales and Marketing in 1979. After 32 years with Electrical Insulation Suppliers, he retired in December of 2011. He was a member of Trinity Christian Fellowship, Southern Pines, N.C. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Carolyn Nofzinger Fitzpatrick; daughter, Michelle (Craig) Hyatt of Dacula, Ga.; son, Sean (Lorie) Fitzpatrick of San Ramon, Calif.; five grandchildren, Laura, Christine, Cameron, Sophia, and Ava; and two brothers, Barry Fitzpatrick of Denver, Colo. and Mark Fitzpatrick of Lebanon, Ind. Funeral service is 2 p.m. Friday, May 31, 2013, at Boles Funeral Home, Southern Pines, N.C. Dr. Al Hill officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, May 31, 2013, at the funeral home. Burial will follow service at Pinelawn Memorial Park, Southern Pines, N.C. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the . Arrangements by Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines, N.C. Online condolences may be left at: www.bolesfuneralhome.com

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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on May 25, 2013