Graveside services for Joseph Fitzgerald, age 90 of Mount Vernon, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 22, 2012 at the Cypress Cemetery in Franklin County.
Mr. Fitzgerald was born in Forbes, N. Dak. on Dec. 18, 1921 to Joseph F. and Mary Ann Avery Fitzgerald. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army ,serving during World War II. He was a retired auto and oil field mechanic and was a Catholic.
He died in Huntsville, Ark. on Monday, June 8. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Wanda Mosely Fitzgerald, a son, James Fitzgerald, and his siblings, Maxine, Mary Ann, Francis, and Vernon Fitzgerald.
He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Bernadine Ann Fitzgerald Siddens and her husband, Clyde of Mount Vernon; three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.