Hugh J. Fitzgerald, Jr.

  • Born: September 9, 1955
  • Died: November 10, 2019
  • Location: Ridley Park, Pennsylvania

Cavanagh Family Funeral Home

301 Chester Pike
Norwood, PA 19074

Tel. (610) 532-3120

Tribute & Message From The Family


Hugh J. Fitzgerald, Jr., "Fitz" or "Pop", age 64 of Ridley Park, passed away suddenly on November 10, 2019 at Harlee Manor. Fitz spent 40 years in the freight industry working for organizations including Emery Worldwide, Airborne Express and eventually as an independent driver for FedEx. Fitz grew up on Taylor Drive in Folcroft, PA briefly went to Bonner and graduated from Sharon Hill High School. Fitz was an avid reader especially interested in American and Irish history, he was a dedicated member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and was passionate about his Irish Heritage. He visited Ireland in 2005 and always hoped to go again.

Hugh was predeceased by his wife Elizabeth (Donnelly) with whom he raised his three children. He is survived by his children Brian S. Fitzgerald. (Jaclyn), Megan H. Crawford (Brian) and Sean P. Fitzgerald (Jessica); grandchildren Keegan, Wyatt, Shaye, Seamus, and Audrey; brother James T. Fitzgerald (David) and sister Loretta A. Fitzgerald (Judith); as well his many beloved cousins in the McAndrew family.

We love you.

"May you be in Heaven, a full half hour before the devil knows you are dead!"

Relatives & friends are invited to attend his visitation on Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 5:00-7:00pm at the Cavanagh Family Funeral Home, 301 Chester Pike Norwood, PA. 19074 an additional visitation will be held on Friday, November 22, 2019 from 9:00-10:00am at the Church of Saint Madeline, 110 Park St. Ridley Park, PA 19078 followed by his funeral mass at 10:00am, Burial: Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA.