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Rose L. Fitzgerald


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Rose L. Fitzgerald

Asbury Park - Rose L. Fitzgerald, age 100, of Asbury Park passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018 in Manor-by-the Sea, Ocean Grove. Rose was born in Long Branch and had lived in Asbury Park for more than 70 years. She was a 1935 graduate of Long Branch H.S. and attended Monmouth Junior College, Long Branch. Rose was the first female ticket agent for the New York and Long Branch R.R. in the early '40s and later worked many years for the Asbury Park Press in Classified Ads. Her last job was at the Convacenter N.H. in Neptune until her retirement in 2006 at the age of 89.

Rose was a communicant of Holy Spirit Church, Asbury Park, and had been active in the school's PTA. She also loved going to the Allenhurst Beach Club.

Rose was predeceased by her husband (former A. P. Police chief) Maurice "Bud" Fitzgerald in 1996 and by her sister Ann L Hutchinson (1973). Surviving is a son William E. Fitzgerald and his wife Diane of W. Long Branch and three grandchildren and spouses: Brian P. (Melissa) Fitzgerald, Erin M. (Andy) Gobel and Shana L. (Robert) Cole.

Visitation will be on Monday, April 2 from 4-6pm in Buckley Funeral Home, 509 Second Ave., Asbury Park, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10:30 am in Holy Spirit Church 701 Second Ave. Asbury Park. Interment is in St. Catherine's Cemetery, Sea Girt. For condolences please visit www.Buckleyfuneralhome.net.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 30, 2018
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