Daniel Ryan Fitzpatrick, age 89, of Painted Post passed away Friday, May 6, 2005 at The Waters Of Three Rivers, Painted Post, NY.
Mr. Fitzpatrick was born in Detroit, Michigan on September 11, 1915, the son of the late Daniel and Margaret (Ryan) Fitzpatrick. On January 22, 1940 in Coldwater, Michigan, he married Marie Lyons. She predeceased him on March 20,1998.
He served in the Pacific during WWII while in the Marine Corps. He was a lifetime member of the Marine Corps League and a member of the VFW Post # 524 in Corning.
Prior to his retirement, Daniel was employed by General Motors in Detroit, MI where he was a Safety Engineer with 40 years of service. He was an avid golfer and fishingman in his spare time.
He is survived by his children, Donald (Pamela) Fitzpatrick of Allen Park, MI and Beverly (David) Dutcher of Campbell; grandchildren, Carrie (Joel) Cook of Corning, Sarah Calkins of Baltimore, MD, Rachel (Tony) Ruocco of Baltimore, Daniel Calkins of Baltimore, Erin Fitzpatrick of Allen Park, MI, Emily English of Baltimore, and Ryan Fitzpatrick of Allen Park, MI; and four great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Monday, May 9, 2005 from 6 until 8pm at Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Tuesday, May 10, 2005 at 9:30am at Immaculate Heart of Mary, 115 E. High Street, Painted Post. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Corning.
Memorials in Mr. Fitzpatricks name may be directed to Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, PO Box 1947, Quantico, VA 22134 or The Salvation Army, Box 160, Corning, NY 14830.