EAST BROOKFIELD; Neil W. Fitzpatrick, 75, of West Main St., died Sunday, August 4 at his home surrounded by loved ones after a long courageous battle with liver cancer.
He leaves his wife of 21 years, Carol C. (Swett) Fitzpatrick, two daughters, Heather Walsh and her husband Bill of Millbury, Amy Fitzpatrick and her fiance Raymond Keddy of Millbury, 3 step-daughters; Sheri Bourassa of East Brookfield, Kimberly Kiesling and her husband Scott of Beaver, PA and Dianne Lincoln & Brian Fritze of North Brookfield. 15 grandchildren; Ryan Fitzpatrick, Kyle, Meghan and Allison Walsh, Christopher, Erin, Madison and Tyler Trainor, Lillian Lincoln and Angelina Fritze, Kenny, Jr. and Krisi Bulak, Trey, Caroline and Julia Pizzella, great-grandchildren Graye and Sterling Bulak, a brother, Martin Fitzpatrick of Brookfield.
Born in Worcester, he was the son of Cornelius & Irene (Bradley) Fitzpatrick.
Neil was a graduate of South High School in Worcester. He worked as a truck driver for UPS and a member of the Teamsters Local 170 for 30 years, retiring in 1997.
He was an avid golfer, enjoyed watching College Basketball and New England sports teams. He was a lifetime member of the Hamilton Rod & Gun Club. He was also the "bread maker" at the former Carmella's Restaurant in East Brookfield.
A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, August 8 at 10 A.M. in the J. HENRI MORIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 23 Maple Terr., Spencer. Burial will follow in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. Calling hours are Wednesday from 5-7 P.M. in the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the VNA Hospice and Palliative Care, 100 Trade Center, G500, Woburn, MA, 01801.