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Richard Lawrence Fitzpatrick


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Richard Lawrence Fitzpatrick

AGE: 66 • Wilmington

Rick Fitzpatrick,66, of Wilmington DE, formerly of Valley Cottage, NY died on December 3, 2016 at his home with his family by his side. He was born December of 1949 to Richard and Ella (Brower) Fitzpatrick. Rick graduated from Nyack High School in Nyack, NY in 1968.

Rick worked for Xerox Corp, and retired with over 40 years of service. Rick was also a Veteran of the U.S. Navy.



Rick married Donna his wife of 44 years on October 7, 1972 in Congers, NY. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, playing horseshoes and fishing.

Rick was preceded in death by his parents Richard and Ella Fitzpatrick of Valley Cottage NY.

Rick is survived by his spouse Donna of Wilmington, DE; his sons Jeffrey (Beth) of Ocala FL; Jon (Heidi) of Middletown DE; Mark of Claymont, DE; his 7 grandchildren; brother Steve (Dorothy) of CA; brother Kevin (Genevieve) of NY; sister in-law Nancy (Jan) Quimby of NY; brother in-law Bill Brandenburg of NY & sister in-law Beth Brandenburg of NY; many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A memorial service will be held at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington DE at 2 pm, on Saturday, December 17. The family will greet friends and relatives beginning at 1 pm. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to, Helen F. Graham Cancer Center 4701 Olgetown Stanton Rd. Newark, DE 19713 or Delaware Hospice 16 Polly Drummond Center 2nd Floor, Newark DE 19711.
Published in The News Journal from Dec. 7 to Dec. 16, 2016
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