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Patricia Ellen Fitzpatrick
Patricia Ellen Fitzpatrick

July 18, 1934 - April 18, 2019
Born in Queens, New York
Resided in Newton, New Jersey


Patricia Ellen Fitzpatrick, 84, of Newton, died Thursday, April 18, 2019, at home.

Born in Queens, New York, Patricia was raised in the Laurel Hill section of Queens. She raised her family in Patchogue, New York, then moved to Sparta in 1972 and has been a resident of Newton for the past 20 years. Patricia was a former secretary for the Sparta Board of Education, at the Helen Morgan School. A member of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Patricia was a volunteer at St. Joseph Thrift Shop and Newton Medical Center Gift Shop. She was also a member of the Don Bosco Columbiettes and the Red Hat Society. Her family and faith were the most important priority in her life.

The daughter of the late George and Mary (nee Goss) Glock, Patricia was also predeceased by her husband, Richard R. Fitzpatrick, in 2002; her grandson, Robert L. Burdge; and her siblings, Mary Gregory, George Glock, Bernadette DeLucia and Regina Curry.

Patricia is survived by her children, Karen Glowatski and husband, Thomas, of Lafayette, Richard Fitzpatrick and wife, Diane, of Newton, Kerri Knight of Newton and Patricia Lane of Jefferson City, Tennessee; her grandchildren, Thomas Glowatski II, Brian Glowatski and wife, Stephanie, Sean Glowatski, Mark Fitzpatrick and wife, Corrine, Megan Fitzpatrick and fiancé, Matt Dennis, Emily Fitzpatrick, Timothy Fitzpatrick, Christina Lane, James Lane and Zachary Lane; her great-grandchildren, Riley Glowatski, Aidan Fitzpatrick, Payten Fitzpatrick, Audrey Lane, Jaden Lane, Jasmine Lane and Xavier Lane; as well as her sister, Elaine LeFever, of St. Louis, Missouri.

Funeral services will begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph R.C. Church in Newton. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 22, 2019, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph R.C. Church, 22 Halsted Street, Newton, NJ 07860.

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Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Monday, April 22, 2019
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Joseph R.C. Church
Halsted Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
10:00 AM

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