William J. Fitzgerald(1928 - 2014)

Fitzgerald, William J.William J. Fitzgerald, 86, of Germansville died Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Mosser Nursing Home, Trexlertown. He was the husband of Mae I. (Roth) Fitzgerald. The couple celebrated their 38th wedding anniversary last August 9. Born in Philadelphia, February 19, 1928, William was the son of the late William and Sarah (Feeney) Fitzgerald. He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II as a Military Policeman. A member of the Steamfitters Union Local # 420, William was employed as a Steamfitter Foreman from 1974 - 1993. He attended the United Church of Christ congregation of Ziegels Union Church, Breinigsville. William was a member of the Northampton Pigeon Club. Survivors: In addition to his wife, Mae; daughters, Donna Fitzgerald of Lansdale, Diane McGill of Galloway, NJ, Debra Fitzgerald of Lansdale; son, LaVerne G. Fitzgerald of Germansville; step son, Wayne D. Ruppert of Orlando, FL, step daughter, Peggy L. Evert of Germansville; four grandchildren; five great grandchildren; predeceased by a step son, Bruce D. Ruppert and a granddaughter, Rachael L. Evert. Services: A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 28, 2014 at Ziegels Union Church, 9990 Ziegels Church Road, Breinigsville, with the Rev. Candi L. Cain-Borgman officiating. Visitation period from 10 - 11:00 a.m. Friday in the church. Interment will be private. The Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc., in Schnecksville is in charge of arrangements. Online expressions of sympathy may be recorded at www.heintzelmancares.com. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ziegels UCC Memorial Fund c/o the funeral home, P.O. Box # 196, Schnecksville, PA 18078-0196.


Funeral Home

Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc.
4906 Route 309  Schnecksville, PA 18078
(610) 799-3125

Published in Morning Call on Mar. 24, 2014