James Thomas “Jim” Fitzgibbons, 77, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.
He was born Jan. 22, 1936, in Chicago, Ill., to George and Mary Fitzgibbons.
Jim worked in Law Enforcement for over 30 years with the Chicago Police Department, before retiring in 1986 to Punta Gorda. He enjoyed boating and classic cars, and was an avid cat lover. Jim was a member of the Punta Gorda Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, and believed in a Resurrection of life in God’s coming kingdom.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Jannice Fitzgibbons of Punta Gorda; sister, AnnMarie Fitzgibbons of Atlanta, Ga.; brother-in-law, Thomas Kutz of Naperville, Ill.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Per his request, there will be no memorial service, rather, please remember Jim in your own a special way. The family has requested that donations in memory of Jim be made to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 27265 Jones Loop Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33982; or to Tidewell Hospice via www.tidewell.org. Please visit www.kays-ponger.com to leave the family condolences and to sign the online guestbook.
Arrangements are by Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home and Cremation Services.