Joseph Francis FitzPatrick passed away on May, 12, 2004, in Annapolis, MD, at age 66 after a long battle with cancer. He was born on Nov. 16, 1937, to Edward and Helen FitzPatrick and raised in the Grand Concourse section of the Bronx, NY. Mr. FitzPatrick was a 1955 graduate of Cardinal Hayes High School, a 1960 graduate of Manhattan College School of Engineering and a 1964 graduate of Fordham Law School.
Mr. FitzPatrick had a professional career as an engineer and an attorney that spanned more than 40 years. He was an associate general counsel with the Phelps Dodge Corporation, general counsel of the Lurgi Corporation in charge of international contracts in the field of engineering design and construction and general counsel of the Lotepro Corporation.
He was a long-time resident of Manhasset and a resident of White Plains. Mr. FitzPatrick formally retired and moved to Annapolis, MD, in June of 2000.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 43 years, Kathleen; his children, Mary Kay FitzPatrick-Carroll of East Stroudsburg, PA, Brian J. FitzPatrick of Annapolis, MD, Christopher M. FitzPatrick of Harrison, NY, his grandchildren, Thomas Carroll, Patrick Carroll, Katie FitzPatrick, Daniel FitzPatrick and by his brother, Dominic A. FitzPatrick of Manhasset. He was pre-deceased by his brother, Edward J. FitzPatrick.
Donations in his name may be made to the Manhattan College Scholarship Fund, Manhattan College Parkway, Riverdale, NY 10471.