Born in Newburgh, NY on February 13, 1935 and passed away unexpectedly while vacationing on July 23, 2012.
Graduated from Manhattan
College, NY following which he served 3 years in the US Army and 26 years in the US Air Force. Following his military retirement Major Fitzpatrick taught at a Jesuit school in Phoenix, AZ for 15 years.
He is survived by his wife Linda, his sons Christian and Michael, grandsons Derek. Sebastian, Nicolas and Darwin, step-grandsons Andrew, Alex and Ian, and his sister Virginia.
Private funeral services were held on August 3, 2012 followed by burial at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, CA
Published in The Sacramento Bee on August 7, 2012