Thomas K. Fitzgerald, 59, formerly of Watertown

Thomas K. Fitzgerald, 59, formerly of Watertown

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Thomas K. Fitzgerald, 59, formerly of Watertown and Florida passed away February 21, 2018 at Green Meadows Nursing Homes, Catskill after a long battle with Huntington's Disease.

A graveside service will be held at Brookside Cemetery on Friday, March 2, at 10AM. There are no calling hours or funeral and local arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown.

Tom was born in Watertown on October 15, 1958, son of the late John J. and Kathleen E. (Kirby) Fitzgerald, and he attended Watertown schools. He was a carnival worker, starting with Reithoffer Shows, and then working for several others in Florida. His passion was fishing and enjoying the outdoors.

Tom is survived by is brother John F. Fitzgerald and fiancée, Ronda, Watertown; sister, Jacqueline L. O'Riley and husband, Harlow, Charleston, SC; aunt, Rosemary Babcock, ME; two uncles, Dan Kirby and wife, Mary, Watertown and Larry Kirby, Chateaugay; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations in his name to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Washington St., Watertown, NY 13601. Online condolences to his family may be posted at

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