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Kathleen Norton Fitzgerald

Published on June 17, 2022

Constableville- Kathleen Norton Fitzgerald, 77, of West Road, passed away after a long illness, at her residence, on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, while surrounded the loving care of friends and family.  


Kathleen was predeceased by her father, Curtis, her mother, Mildred, her brother John and her husband, Patrick. 


She was born on October 13, 1944, in the Town of Boonville, a daughter of Curtis J. and Mildred Myers Norton.  Kathleen grew up in Constableville and graduated from Constableville High School, with The Class of 1962.  Afterwards she attended Ellis Hospital School of Nursing, Schenectady, graduating with the Class of 1965, earning her Registered Nurse Degree. 


Mrs. Fitzgerald was employed as a Registered Nurse at Marcy Psychiatric Center, Marcy, NY, Lewis County General Hospital, Lowville, as a school nurse at South Lewis Junior and Senior High School, Turin, before retiring from employment for Lewis County Office of the Aging, where she was employed as a case manager.  Throughout her nursing career, Kathleen helped and gave support to many people and through those encounters, she made many lifelong friendships. 


On August 6, 1966, Kathleen married John S. Knollman, in Lyons Falls and they had two children.  


On September 26, 1975, Kathleen married Patrick E. Fitzgerald and they had twin boys.  


Kathleen is survived by her children, Andrew J. Knollman and his wife, Kimberly, Glens Falls, NY; Laura M. Knollman (Sean Kelly), Glenrock, WY; Matthew C. Fitzgerald and his wife, Jessie, Brandon, FL and Mark P. Fitzgerald, Columbus, GA; a dear nephew, and two great nephews and grandchildren and great grandchildren.


Kathleen enjoyed great support from her loving sisters in law; Sue and Mike Donnelly, Rome, Barb and Mike Fitzgerald, Boonville, Kathryn and Larry Mathis, Boonville, Joanne and Irv Sattler, Boonville, and Sandy Fitzgerald, Port Leyden.  


In keeping with Kathleen’s wishes, there will be no services or calling hours.  A celebration of her life will be announced at a later date.  Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Lewis County Hospice, P.O. Box 266, Lowville, NY 13367.  Her arrangements are entrusted to Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. Boonville.  For an on-line message of sympathy, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome,.com 


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