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Article Published July 10, 2019
John Edward Fitzgerald, Jr.

John Fitzgerald, Jr., resident of Clinton and formerly Cheshire, passed away peacefully on July 5. John was born on Feb. 29, 1956, and was the son of Marian and the late John E. Fitzgerald.

He is survived by his siblings Rick and wife Diane of Guilford, Michael and wife Kathy of Laconia, New Hampshire, Patti Gervais and husband Joe of Colchester, Vermont, and Jim and wife Chris of Clinton. He is also survived by nieces and nephews Lauren, Jaime, and Sean Fitzgerald of Clinton, Joshua and Rachel Gervais of Colchester, Vermont, and Jack, Alexandra, and Caroline Fitzgerald of Guilford.

John grew up in Cheshire and graduated from Cheshire High School in 1974. Following high school, John worked as a mechanic. He had a talent for restoring antique cars and motorcycles. He enjoyed boating, water skiing, snow skiing, and had a passion for listening to, writing, and playing music.

There will be a Funeral Mass at St. Mark’s Church at 222 McVeagh Rd. in Westbrook on July 13 at 12:00 noon. There will not be any calling hours. Memorial Contributions can be made to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.