Marie Rose Fitzpatrick, of Gloucester City; Cooper Hospital Nurse, Longtime Parishioner of St. Marys
Marie Rose Fitzpatrick
Gloucester City - On November 10, 2020. Age 83. Surrounded by her loving family, Marie went home to Our Lord. Born in West Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late James and Emily (Robinson) Cooper. Loving mother of Karen Fitzpatrick (Sharon), Mary Elliott (Joe), Anne Harter (Gary) and Kathleen Fitzpatrick. Cherished grandmother of Sean Saunders (Kristie), David Saunders (Bianca), Ian Harter, Adele Robinson; great grandmother of Harper, Morgan and Olive; sister of, Catherine Litle, Jeanne Bowersox, Carol Miller; sister-in-law of Anna Cooper. Marie was predeceased by her husband Gerald “Jerry” Fitzpatrick, grandsons, Colin Fitzpatrick and Ryan Harter, her brother, James Cooper and sisters, Patricia Snyder, Dolores Sharpe and Barbara Surdak.
Marie was a graduate of West Catholic High School in Philadelphia and of Misericordia Nursing School in Philadelphia, PA. She worked as an RN for
many years at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ and for Dr. Brennan in Gloucester City. Prior to retiring in 2001, Marie worked at Girard / St.
Joseph’s Hospital in Philadelphia. Marie was a devoted parishioner of St.
Mary’s Parish in Gloucester City for over 60 years. She was a woman of
strong faith, love of her family and an enormous source of strength for many. Her sense of adventure lead her to take numerous trips around the United States and Europe…. Memories she always cherished ! Marie was a member of the St. Mary’s Saints and Singers, St. Mary’s Grammar School PTA and volunteered as a gym teacher at St. Mary’s Grammar School. She was also lovingly known as the “neighborhood” nurse.
Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Tuesday morning, November 17, 2020 from 9:45 AM to 11:45 AM at St. Mary's R.C. Church: 426 Monmouth St., Gloucester City, where her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:00 PM. Interment will follow in New Saint Mary’s Cemetery, Bellmawr. Marie’s Mass of Christian Burial will be available on livestream on Saint Mary’s Church Gloucester City Facebook page. Please observe social distancing guidelines and Masks are required in church and at the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Marie to the Saint Mary’s Church Special Fund, 420 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030. Please write Marie R. Fitzpatrick in memo.
Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.comunder the obituary of Marie Rose Fitzpatrick. Funeral Arrangements and Inquires through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City Ph:856-456-1142