Marie Elizabeth Fitzgerald, 93 of Las Vegas, died Thursday (Feb. 25, 1999) at Desert Springs Hospital, Las Vegas.
Mrs. Fitzgerald was born Feb. 16, 1906, at Newport Ark., to Andrew and Mariam (Masse) Bullard.
At an early age, she moved from Arkansas to Talala, [Oklahoma] where she grew up.
She married John H. Fitzgerald in Talala, and the couple remained there for many years. Mr. Fitzgerald preceded his wife in death on Jan. 12, 1957.
Mrs. Fitzgerald worked for Douglas Aircraft in Tulsa [Oklahoma] during World War II. In 1955, she moved to Coffeyville, [Kansas] and in 1957 she moved to Boulder, where she owned and operated Maria's Pizza.
She moved to Lake Havasu, Ariz., in 1987, and then to Las Vegas in 1988.
Mrs. Fitzgerald was a member of the Catholic Church.
She is survived by two sons, Edward of Muskogee, [Oklahoma] and Andy of Las Vegas; and 14 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
Preceding Mrs. Fitzgerald in death were her Husband, John, one son, Johnny, and by her brothers and sisters.
Services are pending with Benjamin Funeral Service, Nowata [Oklahoma].
|Contribruted by Ruth Shira Bardwell,