Gerald E. Fitzgerald, Sr. of Opelika, Alabama was born to the late Archie and Adelaide Snyder Fitzgerald in Cranberry, Pennsylvania on March 9, 1923 and died on February 11, 2018. He was 94 years old.
He was a Member of Central Baptist Church, the Fraternal Order of Police and was a Mason. He served 73 years in Law Enforcement.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Mary Helen Fitzgerald.
He is survived by his sons, Gerald “Jerry” E. Fitzgerald, Jr. (Sue), Gregory M. Fitzgerald (Sonia); grandchildren, Gerald “Scooter” E. Fitzgerald III, and Michael “Brian” Fitzgerald (Sloane); great grandson, Taylor “T.J.” Fitzgerald; brother, Arnold Fitzgerald (Phylis) from Titusville, Pennsylvania;
Visitation was held Thursday, February 15, 2018 in the Parlor at Frederick-Dean Funeral Home from 9:30 a.m. until 10:45 a.m.
The funeral service was held in the Chapel at Frederick-Dean Funeral Home on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Scott Ferguson officiating. Interment followed at Garden hills Cemetery.
Family ask that donations be made to the Building Fund of Central Baptist Church (1611 2nd Ave. Opelika, Alabama.)
Frederick-Dean Funeral Home directed.