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“I knew Jerry at Southeast Rehab when my husband was there. Jerry was a delightful and interesting man. He served as the "mayor" at Southeast and was...Read More »
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“Mr. Fitzgerald,Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served with the U.S. Army during WW II...Read More »
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“Kevin and family and Tanya So sorry for your loss ,sending our prayers to you all ”
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“Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.Hugs & LuvsCheryl ”
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“Dear Kevin, Jay and family. I was so sorry to hear of your dads passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. Love cousins Gail, Bobby...Read More »
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EASTON——-Jeremiah J. "Jerry" Fitzgerald, 95, of Easton, formerly of Dorchester and Cupertino, CA., died Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Good Samaritan Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Margaret (Mooney) Fitzgerald.

Born in Boston, a son of the late Jeremiah and Julia (Miskell) Fitzgerald, he was raised in Dorchester and was a graduate of the Boston Public Schools. A veteran of the US Army he served with General Patton's 3rd Army in France and Germany during WWII and was honorably discharged as a 1st SGT.. He also spent one year in the Army's occupation in Japan. A life member of the VFW Post 8699, he was a member of the American Legion Post 7 of Easton.

A former resident of the City of Cupertino, CA., he served as past Mayor and Councilman, Chairman of the Planning Commission, Chairman of Site Control, and Commander and Chairman of the Police Commission. He was the past President and Director of the Chamber of Commerce and past president and director of the Cupertino Kiwanis Club. He was the proprietor of Cupertino Realty for many years and sponsored many Pop Warner and Little League Football and Baseball teams.

He moved to Easton in 1980 and continued his years of public service and when he retired at the age of 75 he was Chairman of 3 Town Commissions, Council of Aging, Fair Housing Committee, the Easton Housing Authority and was past President of the Elise Circle Club for many years.

In 1997 the Community Center at Elise Circle was named in his honor. He was also Outstanding Senior Citizen of the year in 1989. He played Pro Football and Baseball, enjoyed fly fishing for Salmon on Prince Edward Island in Canada where he and his late wife spent many summers.

Jeremiah is survived by his children Kevin Fitzgerald of Quincy, Robert Fitzgerald of Capitola, CA., Karen Merriman of Franklin. Barbara Smith of Chelmsford, and Julie Pappas of Sharon; a sister, Alice Estey of Harwichport; also survived by several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was also the father of the late Colleen M. Pinette and brother of the late Margaret Savage, William Fitzgerald, and John Fitzgerald;

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services 605 Washington Street, (Rte.138) Easton, on Friday at 9:00 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, Easton, at 10:00 a.m. Interment with military honors will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne at 12:45 p.m. Visiting hours on Thursday 4-8 p.m. Due to floral restrictions at the cemetery donations in Jeremiah's memory may be sent to Lupus Foundation New England, 40 Speen Street, #101, Framingham, MA. 01701. For directions or condolences visit www.kanefuneralhome.com