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Maurice Fitzgerald

July 31, 1937 ~ May 31, 2019 (age 81)

Maurice Fitzgerald, 81, of Phoenix, AZ and Ridge, NY. If you knew Maurice you know how organized and efficient he was. Lists were his thing, flowery words were not. So, we will honor him his way:

• Known as Mo to some and Buzzy to others

• Passed away peacefully on May 31, 2019

• Born July 31, 1937 in Brooklyn, NY

• Son of Maurice and Kathleen Fitzgerald

• Older brother to Mary Fitzgerald Gilleece

• Earned his Eagle Scout in 1953

• Graduated from Brooklyn Tech HS in 1954

• Earned a BS in Aeronautical Engineering from Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute in 1958

• Married the love of his life, Josephine Brennan Fitzgerald in 1962

• Blessed with three sons: Maurice “Pat” (married to Wendy, Phoenix AZ),   John (married to Stephanie, Smithtown NY), Michael (Kirkwood, MO)

• Received his MBA from Long Island University in 1968

• Worked 35 years as an engineer for Long Island Lighting Company

• Loyal Grandfather to Riley, Abbey, Brigit, Jillian, Sean, Owen, and Paddy

• Devout Catholic attended Corpus Christi (AZ) and St. Marks (NY)

• Enjoyed reading, travelling, woodworking, scouting, crossword puzzles and desserts

• Donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.

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