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Geraldine A. Fitzgerald

Published: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

BYRON – Geraldine A. Fitzgerald, 65, of Byron, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at KSB Hospital in Dixon. 

She was born Nov. 22, 1947, in Chicago, the daughter of Robert and Catherine (Manelli) Fitzgerald. Geraldine was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Oregon and the Catholic Daughters of America. She loved doing crafts, and was known as “Nana” to her grandchildren. 

She is survived by her three children, Mary Ann (Anthony) Criscione, Frank DiMaggio, and Marlene (Nicholas) Saviano, all of Byron; brother, Ronald (Barbara) Fitzgerald of Glen Ellyn; sister, Kathleen Fitzgerald of Chicago; and six grandchildren, Frank, Rose, Michael, Christopher, Alexis, and Joseph.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Robert Fitzgerald. 

Visitation will be from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday at Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. Seventh St., Oregon. A Christian Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary Catholic Church, 301 N. Fourth St., Oregon, with the Rev. Richard Kramer officiating. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Byron.

A memorial fund has been established in Geraldine’s name.

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