Georgette Winifred Fitzgerald, 97, native of Brooklyn

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Georgette Winifred Fitzgerald
Georgette Winifred Fitzgerald

Georgette Winifred Fitzgerald, 97, a retired school secretary for Oradell Public Schools in Oradell, N.J., passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017.

Georgette was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and was the daughter of the late William Henry Pollock and Helen Johnson Pollock. She was the widow of Charles Joseph Fitzgerald.

She was a member of Church of the Ascension, Virginia Beach; lifetime member of the Hillsdale Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Ladies Auxiliary in Hillsdale, N.J.; and a Rosary Altar Society member.

She is survived by four children, Mary E. Rizzuto of Calabash, N.C., Robert Fitzgerald of Fort Garland, Colo., Ann F. Kroslowitz of Virginia Beach, and Maureen Fitzgerald-Riker of Brandon, Vt.; 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; sister, Gayle Roorda of Punta Gorda, Fla.; sister-in-law, Lillian Freehill of Melbourne, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A wake will be held from 7-p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at Altmeyer Funeral Home Southside Chapel, 5792 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach. A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 16, at Church of the Ascension, 4853 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 17, at Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor, N.Y.

In lieu of flowers donations may be Covenant House or a charity of your choice.

Condolences may be shared with the family at altmeyerfh.com.