Mrs. Fitzgerald, a homemaker for 44 years, was born April 10, 1948, in Streeter, Ill. She had lived in Tracy the past 32 years and was a parishioner of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church.
Survivors include her husband of 39 years, Fred Fitzgerald of Tracy; five children, Gary Berner of Manteca, Cindy Fitzgerald-Musich, and her husband, Brian Musich, also of Manteca, Michael Fitzgerald, and his wife, Jeannette, of Chino; Geri Fitzgerald-Eastland, and her husband, Emmett, of Newark; and a son, Douglas Fitzgerald, of Tracy; a brother, David Morehouse of Concord; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were a daughter, Kellie Fitzgerald; and a sister, Virginia Sears.
A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel at Hotchkiss Mortuary, 5 W. Highland Ave. Visitation will be observed before the service from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the mortuary. Burial will follow on Friday, May 31, at 1 p.m. in San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, 32053 McCabe Road, in Gustine.