William Fitzsimmons

Obituary of William H. Fitzsimmons

William H. ''Bill'' Fitzsimmons, 90, of Niagara Falls, NY passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at Hospice of Buffalo. Born in Niagara Falls, NY on April 14, 1932 he was the son of the late Robert and Ruth (Clark) Fitzsimmons. Bill entered the United States Navy on March 10, 1952 and received the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He was honorably discharged as a SN, on February 29, 1956. After serving his country, Bill started working at Washington Mills. He worked there as a grain operator, retiring after 40 years. He loved bowling, singing (had a great voice) and the gift of making people laugh. All who knew Bill loved him. He is survived by his son, William "Fitz" (June) Fitzsimmons II; daughters, Rose Caron, Bonnie (Bob) Sorley, Tammy (Tim) Sorley and Shawn Saunders; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren and his 25 yr., domestic partner, Barbara Porter. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife of 45 years, Irene J. (Pilon) Fitzsimmons; sons, David, James and Walter Turner; daughters, Ethel Bennett, Barbara Jean Fitzsimmons, Terri L. Pichcuskie and Elaine Lee; brothers, Robert, James and Bernard; sisters, Margaret and Patricia. Dad remains forever in our hearts and always on our minds. Friends may call Monday, June 6th from 5-7 PM at ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME INC., 319 24th Street, cor of Welch ave Niagara Falls, NY, where funeral services with Military honors will begin at 6:30 with Pastor Matthew Kofahl officiating. Burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Niagara Falls, NY, will take place privately. Flowers are gratefully declined, the family asked you make donations in his memory to Hospice Buffalo/Hospice Foundation, 225 Como Park Boulevard, Cheektowaga, NY 14225.
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Monday
6
June

Visitation

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, June 6, 2022
Zajac Funeral Home Inc.
319 24th Street
Niagara Falls, New York, United States
Monday
6
June

Funeral Service

6:30 pm
Monday, June 6, 2022
Zajac Funeral Home Inc.
319 24th Street
Niagara Falls, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Oakwood Cemetery
763 Portage Road
Niagara Falls, New York, United States
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