Jean Ann Fitzgerald
SPRINGFIELD, IL- Jean Ann Fitzgerald, 90, died at 8:15 pm Thursday, August 13, 2015 at HSHS St. John’s Hospice. She was born August 1, 1925 in New Berlin, IL to Edward and Anna Erley Esela. She married Joseph “Jody” F. Fitzgerald May 26, 1951 at Sacred Heart Church in Springfield who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents and two brothers; John Esela and Russel Esela.
Surviving are her five sons, Tim (Sylvia Moreno) Fitzgerald, Ed (Linda Lamb) Fitzgerald, Joe Fitzgerald, John (Dorinda Bateman) Fitzgerald, and Bill Fitzgerald; two granddaughters, Megan Fitzgerald and Emily Fitzgerald; one great granddaughter, Jaylen Sanders, and many nieces and nephews.
The Fitzgerald family would like to thank the staff at St. John’s Hospital and Regency for their loving care shown to Jean during her stay.
Visitation: 10:30-11:30 am Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Sacred Heart Church.
Funeral Mass: 11:30am Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Sacred Heart Church with Reverend James Isaacson, S.J.C. officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, mass or memorials may be made to St. Katharine Drexel Parish at Sacred Heart Church.