Fitzgerald, Audrey Lois (nee McGrath), - 70, of Egg Harbor Township, was called home to the Lord from Ocean City, NJ on Easter morning, April 4, 2021. Born in Bayonne, NJ, Audrey grew up in Bayonne and Roselle, NJ, later raising her children in Scotch Plains, Watchung, and Long Beach Twp., NJ. Audrey was a resident of Cape Coral, FL. She was a graduate of Girls Catholic High School in Roselle, after which she earned an Associate of Arts degree at Union College. Audrey was an active member of both Ocean City Baptist Church in Ocean City, NJ and Grace Baptist Church in Cape Coral, FL. She also was a frequent participant at Woodside Chapel in Fanwood, NJ.
Audrey's beauty was not merely skin deep, her inward beauty excelled that which was visible. Her heart was her family, particularly her 14 "PG's," precious grandchildren. They were near the top of her many passions some of which included Bible study, Scripture memorization, and photography. She also loved gardening, exercising, and volunteering to fill the various needs in which she was interested most of her adult life. Her loves and her legacy include her husband John, with whom she shared many an adventure spanning over fifty years, her four daughters and their husbands, Tara and Michael Leahy, Molly and Matthew Bonaventura, Katie and Matthew Krason, and Erin and Corey Reed, grandchildren Callen Maeve, Maggie Cooper, and Maura Clare Leahy, Sara Jane, Anna Jeanne, Joseph Matthew, and Nicholas John Bonaventura, Emily Anne, Madeline Rose, Abigail Mae, and Amelia Kate Krason, and Leighton Elizabeth, Graelyn Pearl, and Brennan Virginia Reed, brother Dennis McGrath, sisters Susan, Beverlee, and Kerry McGrath, Walter and Susan, Christian, and Matthew and Margaret Fitzgerald, as well as nephews, nieces and other family, and friends too numerous to list. She loved and was loved; she will be missed; and those that love her rejoice in her Homegoing. Audrey was preceded in death by her father and mother, Cyril St. John and Doris McGrath, as well as a brother, Jeffery St. John McGrath. Friends may call Sunday afternoon, April 11th from two until four o'clock and and Monday, April 12th from twelve noon until 1:30 pm with her Funeral Service to follow at 2 o'clock at Ocean City Baptist Church, 603 10th Street, Ocean City, NJ. The memorial service will be livestreamed at https://www.facebook.com/ocbaptist
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Published by The Press of Atlantic City on Apr. 8, 2021.