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Obituary: Dorothy T. Fitzgerald

Dorothy T. Fitzgerald

Dorothy T. Fitzgerald, 80 years young, died Nov. 24, 2009 at the Legacy Hospice House in Ocala, FL. Dorothy was a long-time member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Great Neck. For the last 10 years she made her home with her husband, John, at On Top of the World, Ocala, FL.

Dorothy was born and raised in Great Neck, one of 13 children of John and Lottie Motchkavitz. She was employed at George V. Bullen & Son Insurance Company, Great Neck, for 42 years.  

She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, John Fitzgerald. She is survived by her brothers, Leonard Motchkavitz, (late wife Joan) Ocala, FL, George Motchkavitz, (Dorothy), Great Neck, and Ronald (Joan) Motchkavitz of Ocala, FL. She leaves behind many nieces and nephews and will be greatly missed by all.

Her family received friends at the Fairchild Funeral Home in Manhasset, on Nov 30. A funeral Mass was held at St. Aloysius Catholic Church on Dec. 1 with interment at Holy Rood Cemetery, Westbury. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Hospice of Marion County, “Legacy House.”