Richard F. Fitzgerald Jr.October 17,2012
Richard F. Fitzgerald Jr.Richard F. Fitzgerald Jr.
BENSON — Richard Francis Fitzgerald Jr., 44, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at Porter Medical Center in Middlebury.
He was born Nov. 9, 1967, in Middlebury, the son of Louise V. (Euber) and Richard F. Fitzgerald Sr., and attended local schools.
Mr. Fitzgerald enjoyed storytelling, wolves, and horses, and was known for his matchbox car collection.
Survivors include a sister, Tina Francis, and his guardian, Dale Severy, both of Middlebury; his caregivers, Ami and Charles Frappier, with whom he lived; several aunts, uncles, nephews and nieces.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Miller and Ketcham Funeral Home, 26 Franklin St., Brandon.
The graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19, in Forestdale Cemetery, with the Rev. Robert Bove, pastor of Brandon Baptist Church, officiating.
Memorial contributions, in lieu of flowers, may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1 Marcus Blvd. Suite 203, Albany, NY 12205; or Addison County Humane Society, 236 Boardman St., Middlebury, VT 05753.
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