Winifred F. Fitzgerald

June 16, 1925 ~ September 4, 2021 (age 96)


Winifred (Winnie) Fitzgerald of Southampton died peacefully, surrounded by family on September 4, 2021.
Born Winifred Frances Browne on June 16, 1925 in Clifden County Galway, Ireland. She was one of nine and predeceased by all.
She left Ireland in 1947 with her sister Ann for a better life in America.
In 1949, she married her late husband Jack Fitzgerald and together had five children. They resided in Flushing, NY and spent summers in Southampton.
In 1992, she moved to Southampton full time. She loved spending time at the shores with family and friends. She enjoyed her soap operas, making Irish soda bread, a good cup of tea. Most of all spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by four children, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She will surely be missed!

A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 9, 2021, from 3:00 - 7:00 PM at the O'Connell-Rothwell Funeral Home, located at 30 Little Plains Road, Southampton, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 10:00 AM at the Basilica Parish of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, Southampton, NY. Interment will follow at Calverton National Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Winnie's Memory to the Epilepsy Foundation. 

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September 9, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
O'Connell-Rothwell Funeral Home
30 Little Plains Road
Southampton, NY 11968

Funeral Mass
September 10, 2021

10:00 AM
The Basilica Parish of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary
168 Hill Street
Southampton, NY 11968

Interment following funeral service
September 10, 2021



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