William G. Fitzpatrick, 93, of Venice, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013.
He was born June 25, 1920, in Elizabeth, N.J.
William graduated from St. Patrick’s High School in Elizabeth, and attended Seton Hall University majoring in accounting. He was a decorated officer in the U.S. Army, a veteran of World War II serving in Italy, France, Germany, Russia and Africa. William retired as an accounting supervisor from Asarco Corp., N.J.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Fitzpatrick; his daughter, Carol (Thomas) Ruck of Mayslanding, N.J.; son, Mark (Catherine) Fitzpatrick of Port Charlotte, Fla.; brother, Larry (Joann) Fitzpatrick; four grandchildren, Pam, Sandy, Jessica and Caitlin; and great-grandchildren, Tyler, Samantha and Chase. William was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Margaret Fitzpatrick; and his sister, Alice Fitzpatrick.
Memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Englewood Hospice House, 12050 N. Access Road, Port Charlotte, FL 33981, or Tidewell Port Charlotte Hospice House, 1158 Veronica St., Port Charlotte, FL 33952. Memorial services will be at a later date.