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Obituary for Sylvia Rose (Topor) Fitzgerald

Sylvia Rose Fitzgerald, 83, passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020 in the Pine Knoll Nursing Center in Lexington, MA. She is survived by her husband Ronald Fitzgerald of Acton, her son Clifford Fitzgerald of Medfield and his wife Joanne, her son Scott Fitzgerald of Williamston, MI and his wife Anne, her daughter Cindy Surdam of South Grafton and her husband Paul, and her sister Elaine Kowalik of Dover Plains, NY. She is also survived by her three grandchildren Sean Fitzgerald, Sarah Fitzgerald and Kevin Surdam.

Sylvia graduated from Palmer High School in Massachusetts and became a legal secretary for the Fire and Marine Insurance Company in Springfield, MA. She and Ronald married in June of 1956 in Saints Peter and Paul Church in Three Rivers, MA. They moved to Acton in 1976 and subsequently traveled to many parts of the United States, with Sylvia’s favorite destination being Walt Disney World.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, March 5th from 5:00-8:00 P.M. in the Acton Funeral Home at 470 Massachusetts Avenue (Rt. 111), Acton, MA 01720. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday March 6th at 10:00 A.M. in Divine Mercy Parish (formerly Saints Peter and Paul Parish), 2267 Main Street, Three Rivers, (Palmer) MA. Burial will be in Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, Fuller Road in Bondsville, (Palmer) MA.
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