Gary D. Fitzgerald, 65, Brownville

BROWNVILLE, NY —  Gary D. Fitzgerald, 65, town of Brownville, passed away at his home on June 2, 2022.

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 12, 2022, at the American Legion Post 61, 138 Sterling St., Watertown, NY. Burial will be at a later date in Sanford’s Corners Cemetery, Calcium.

He is survived by a brother Gerald (Marcia) Fitzgerald, Alexandria Bay; a nephew William J. Fitzgerald, Dexter; step nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a step-brother, John W. Fitzgerald, his wife Cheryl Ritter and his companion, Mary Beaumont.

Born March 20, 1957, in Alexandria Bay, a son to William and Helen Rodríguez Fitzgerald, he graduated in 1976 from Alexandria Bay High School where he lettered in hockey and football. Following his high School graduation, he attended Jefferson Community College.

Gary worked as a bartender at the Carriage House Restaurant for 32 years.  He later was the Steward at the American Legion Post 61, Watertown for the past 12 years.

Memorial contributions may be made in Gary’s name  to the American Legion Post 61, 138 Sterling St., Watertown, NY 13601.

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