It is with broken hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of John Herbert Fitzgerald on November 12, 2019 at the Halifax Infirmary, surrounded by those in life that brought him the most joy, his family. Born in Sydney, NS on January 22, 1954, he was a son of the late John and Lucy Fitzgerald. He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Cheryl (Fitzpatrick); son Nick (Jessica), Greenfield; daughter Megan Burgess (Ike), Murray Siding; son Matt (Vivian) Bible Hill; grandchildren Charlie, Kate, and Mac Fitzgerald; Sylvie Burgess; and brother Russell Fitzgerald (Sherri). Also left to mourn are many nieces and nephews and a large Fitzpatrick family who adored him. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his parents-in-law, Jack and Sylvia Fitzpatrick and sister-in-law, Cathy Fitzpatrick. John was a true lover of all sports. He was a loyal fan of the New York Rangers, Dallas Cowboys, New York Yankees, and the Truro Bearcats. John’s most treasured memories took place on Caribou Island with family and friends, and especially bass fishing with the boys. John gave back to his community by dedicating countless hours to coaching hockey and baseball as his boys grew up. John’s greatest joy were his four grandchildren, whom he loved with all his heart. A special thank you to the nurses and doctors of the ICU unit of the Colchester East Hants Health Centre and the Halifax Infirmary 6.1. Visitation will be held Sunday, November 17th from 2:00 to 4:00pm at the Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St.; funeral mass on Monday at 11:00am at the Immaculate Conception Church, 669 Prince St., Truro with Father Dariusz Miskowicz officiating. Family flowers only. If desired, donations may be made to the Cathy (Bagnell) Fitzpatrick Bursary Fund, c/o CEC, 34 Lorne Street, Truro, N.S. B2N 3K3 or a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be made at: www.ColchesterCommunity.com We will never forget you Boo Boo/Bampy!
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of John Herbert Fitzgerald Tuesday November 12th 2019..
Death notice for the town of: Truro, Province: Nova Scotia