February 18, 2019
Donald Fitzgerald, 89, of Oswego, died Monday, February 18, 2019, in St. Luke Health Services, Oswego. He was born in East Hartford CT., the son of the late Arthur and Hazel (Courtney) Fitzgerald. He was a former employee of Oswego State University in the maintenance and security departments. Mr. Fitzgerald served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a life member of the VFW Post # 5885, and the Ancient Order of the Hibernians, volunteer with the American Red Cross, and at many organizations. He was a communicant, sacristan, and longtime volunteer of Christ the Good Shepherd at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Oswego. Mr. Fitzgerald is survived by his wife of 34 years Delores Ponzi Fitzgerald of Oswego, children James Fitzgerald of Oswego, Donald (Judy) Fitzgerald of Oswego, Karen (Jeff) Burke of PA., stepdaughter Nancy (David) Henderson of Oswego, four grandchildren, one great-grandson and his brother Vincent Fitzgerald of Syracuse. He was predeceased by his brothers Kenneth, Robert and Arthur Fitzgerald. Funeral services will be Thursday 10:00 at Christ the Good Shepherd at St. Joseph’s Church. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St. Oswego.