Torrington >> Rosann D. Fitzpatrick, 81, of Revere Street, died Monday, July 1, 2013, at her home. She was the beloved wife of fifty-eight years of Richard P. "Dick" Fitzpatrick.
Mrs. Fitzpatrick was born in Torrington on September 29, 1931, daughter of the late Anthony and Mary (Donne) DeCroce and was a lifelong Torrington resident. She was a graduate of Torrington High School and Central Connecticut State University. Mrs. Fitzpatrick taught second and third grade in the Torrington School System for twenty-nine years. She was a communicant of St. Peter Church, enjoyed playing cards, skiing and was an avid golfer who had been a member of the Torrington Country Club. Mrs. Fitzpatrick enjoyed spending the winters in West Palm Beach, Florida and above all loved her family, especially her grandsons.
Survivors in addition to her husband include a son; Michael A. Fitzpatrick and his wife, Elizabeth C., of Fairfield and two grandsons; Daniel Fitzpatrick and Jack Fitzpatrick. She was predeceased by her sister, Eloise M. DeCroce.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 5, 2013, at 9:30a.m., from Gleeson-Ryan Funeral Home, 258 Prospect Street, Torrington, to St. Peter Church, 107 East Main Street, Torrington, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30a.m. Burial will follow in New St. Francis Cemetery, Torrington. Friends may call Wednesday, July 3, 2013, from 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m., at the funeral home.
At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to "Sandy Hook Promise", P.O. Box 3489, Newtown, CT 06470.
To offer an online condolence, please visit www.gleesonryanfuneralhome.com