Martin J. Fitzpatrick, 55 of DuBois died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 at the DuBois Regional Medical Center after a long battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Born Dec. 16, 1957 in, he was the son of James J. and the late Jeanne M. (Simbeck) Fitzpatrick, who preceded him in death in 2006. His father survives and lives in DuBois.
He had previously worked for Brockway Glass Company and McDowell. He was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church.
He enjoyed watching the Pittsburgh Steelers and especially enjoyed spending time with his family and many nieces and nephews.
He is survived by a brother, Dr. Michael J. Fitzpatrick of Laguna Beach, Calif. and six sisters, Maureen Linne and her husband, Michael of Annandale, NJ, Mary Ann Fitzpatrick and Barbara Newcamp and her husband, David, both of DuBois, Martha Steffey and her husband, Thomas of Punxsutawney, Jacqueline Stewart and her husband, Gary Jr. of Boyertown and Karen Postlethwait and her husband, Michael of Saratoga Springs, NY. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces.
Friends will be received from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at the St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant.
Burial will be in St. Catherine’s Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to Christ the King Manor, 1100 W. Long Ave., DuBois, PA 15801 and or DuBois Central Catholic, P.O. Box 567, DuBois, PA 15801 and or the ALS Association – Western PA Chapter, 416 Lincoln Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15209.
Online condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.