William “Fitzy” P. Fitzgerald

William “Fitzy” P. Fitzgerald, 57 of Peabody, MA formerly of Somerville, MA passed away on Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer (acute myeloid leukemia).

Husband of 31 years to Kim Fitzgerald. Loving father to William, Derrik, and Scott. Devoted son to the late William and Frances Fitzgerald of Somerville, MA. Committed brother to the late Karen Ouellette formerly of Somerville, MA, Edward (Eddy) Fitzgerald of Vero Beach, Florida and Robert (Bobby) Fitzgerald of Leominster, MA. Proud uncle of Kristen Fiato of Burlington, MA and Greg Ouellette of Malden, MA.

Bill was loved by many and will be missed dearly. He demonstrated true courage throughout his battle with cancer. He was loved tremendously by his family and anyone who came to know him. Bill was a passionate sportsman, especially for fishing. He could often be found fishing with family and/or friends early in the mornings at Spy Pond. Both he and his amazing sense of humor will never be forgotten.

Family and friends are invited to say goodbye to Bill at Boston Cremation at 287 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148 from 9:00 AM to 10:45 AM on Friday August 18th, 2017. A funeral mass to follow at 11:00 AM next door at Sacred Hearts Church at 297 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148. Promptly following the funeral service a celebration of life to follow at Olde Magouns Saloon, 518 Medford Street, Somerville, MA 02145.

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  1. Julie Herra h on August 16, 2017 at 9:39 pm

    So so sorry!!!

  2. Mike Gentile on August 16, 2017 at 11:00 pm

    Rest peacefully, Billy. You will be missed. Wishing strength, love and peace for you and your family at this difficult time.
    Your cousin, Mike

  3. Kathryn mcgoldrick on August 16, 2017 at 11:57 pm

    RIP Billy.?????So sorry for your loss.

  4. Sharon Black on August 17, 2017 at 12:23 am

    My prayers are with you Kim, your sons, and your extended family. It takes a lot of faith and courage for everyone involved when fighting cancer. Billy is now pain free and at peace. My deepest sympathy for what you are going through Kim.
    Much love,
    Cousin Sharon

  5. Susan and Ron Aborn on August 17, 2017 at 12:44 am

    So sorry to hear of your loss, my heart goes out to you and your family.

  6. Kellyann Fraser-Johnson and Family on August 17, 2017 at 2:04 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, God Bless and rest in Peace Fitzy. Kim I am always here if you need anything!

  7. Kathy moore on August 17, 2017 at 11:14 am

    Kim and family was sorry to hear about this terrible loss but find comfort in all your beautiful memories and I just know he had a few angels to greet him and help him pass over especially Helen sending you a big hug ……Kathy burpee moore

  8. Denise Dunne on August 17, 2017 at 1:06 pm

    Billy, hope you are having a great reunion with all of our past relatives, especially your parents and my mom. We will miss your great sense of humor…. Cousin, Denise

  9. Jim hodge on August 17, 2017 at 1:25 pm

    Fitz your truly are the bestguy. I really cherished our time together I absolutely loved every moment. All our fishing extravaganza many nights just hanging out in the yard playing golf on the PlayStation cooking out in the backyard I’ll never forget any of it love you brother rest in peace till we meet again

  10. Debi Fahey on August 17, 2017 at 4:31 pm

    Kim and family. I am so sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  11. melvina.tashjian on August 17, 2017 at 5:45 pm

    Dear Scott

    We are very sorry to hear about your dad. We are thinking of you during this difficult time. Our condolences to you and your
    family….Mount Auburn Hospital

    MICU and Step Down

  12. Paul Vatalaro on August 17, 2017 at 7:53 pm

    Dear Fitzgerald family..so sorry for your loss..personally Billy will alway be in my heart..as you all will be…stay strong..God Bless..and RIP TO A GREAT FRIEND

  13. Aprile Boos on August 17, 2017 at 9:15 pm

    We all enjoyed those special days we played snow games with all our children. On that rear snow day. You will missed. GODSPEED AND REST EASY.

  14. Pam Parks on August 17, 2017 at 9:42 pm

    My condolences to the entire family, I’m so sorry for your loss, Billy Kim and kids, were a staple in our clarendon hill family, hugs and love to all.

  15. Karen Goodridge on August 17, 2017 at 11:54 pm

    Kim, Billy, Derrick and Scotty so sorry for your lost. No more pain or suffering. Always here for you anytime. Much love.

  16. Dale & Mary Wuertz on August 18, 2017 at 12:23 am

    Dear Kim, Billy, Derek and Scott, our deepest sympathy and prayers are with you. God Bless.

  17. Carolyn linehan Mulrey on August 18, 2017 at 12:27 am

    Derrick I’m sorry for your loss. Your dad was a nice guy! I lost my father to the same disease, he was also young. Please give your mom a hug from me. I know it is difficult but, just remember he is at peace. No more suffering

    Thinking of you all,
    Carolyn (Mrs Linehan)

  18. Kerry Ravanis on August 18, 2017 at 3:37 pm

    Derrick and Family
    So very sorry for your loss may your dad Rest In Peace … prayers to you all!
    Kerry Ravanis ( Mrs. Ravanis)

  19. Bob Casey & Family on August 19, 2017 at 1:50 pm

    RIP Fitz, you and I shared a lot of great moments back in the day times I will never forget!! From fishing, camping to just hanging out!! You will be missed pal by me Ryan, Kristyn and Kayla!! Your friend always “Case” RIP brother!!

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