Elizabeth M. “Betty” Fitzpatrick, 88, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2019.
She was born on November 16, 1930 in Clinton, the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Romain) Morrock. Betty was united in marriage to John W. Fitzpatrick Sr. on June 30, 1951, at St. Mary’s Church in Clinton. The couple shared 48 years together until John’s passing on September 8, 1999. She was a devoted teacher’s aide at Clinton Central School, who took pity on the kids in detention and would often let them out early. Betty enjoyed working in her gardens, watching the birds and sitting on her front porch. She enjoyed cooking big meals for her family most of all.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, John W Jr and Cheryl Fitzpatrick of Clinton; three daughters and a son-in-law, Colleen Fitzpatrick of Clinton, Elizabeth Parker and Mark Hickox of New Hartford, and Mary and Carl Stockbridge of New Hartford; seven beloved grandchildren, Patricia and husband Ryan Acosta, Roseanne, Shannon, Caitlin, John, Patrick and Taylor; great-granddaughter, Adelina; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, two sons, Tom and Joe; and a great-granddaughter, Celia Acosta.
All are invited to call today, Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from 4-7pm at Owens-Pavlot & Rogers Funeral Service, Inc., Clinton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10am on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at St. Mary’s Church in Clinton. Please consider donations in Betty’s memory to St. Mary’s Church or the Clinton Fire Department.