FITZGERALD, Peggy Jean Beaty Archdeacon Klein, born October 10, 1930, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013. Peggy graduated from Moultrie (GA) High School in 1947 and went on to attend St. Margaret's School of Nursing in Montgomery (AL), and graduated in 1951. She enlisted in the Army as an R.N. in 1953, at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX, and achieved the rank of Lieutenant before her discharge in 1955. Peggy worked as an R.N. in TX, PA, AL and FL. She retired in the early '80s in Satellite Beach (FL) and enjoyed spending time with her late husband, Edward S. Fitzgerald, fishing and visiting all their children and grandchildren and other friends and relatives. The family would like to thank Palm Garden of Tampa, LifePath Hospice, Gold Team, and the Grand Court of Tampa for all the care, support and love they gave to Miss Peggy. Peggy is survived by her brother, William Beaty, children, Lee Erlichman (Jeffrey), Edie Paradine (David) , Scott Klein, Dan Fitzgerald (Joyce), Brian Fitzgerald (Cheryl), Gail Fitzgerald (Cindy) and Mark Fitzgerald (Ann), and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews. Visitation with the family will begin at 11:00 a.m. on July 13, 2013 at Gonzalez Funeral Home. A service celebrating Peggy's life will begin at 11:30.
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Published in TBO.com on July 7, 2013