On Tuesday November 24th 2020 John (Jack) FitzGibbon passed away at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, NY at the age of 92. Jack was born July 9, 1928 in Amsterdam, NY. He attended Saint Mary’s Institute, was an avid baseball player, and tap dancer. After high school he attended Siena College then moved on to a successful career at General Electric where he worked in the field of radiation protection until his retirement in 1992. He was a member of the Health Physics society for nearly all of his professional career and until 2015. Jack and his family travelled extensively exploring many parts of our great country as well as some areas of Europe.
Jack is survived by his wife Donna Garber, his children, John Patrick FitzGibbon, Laurie Cleveland, Marybeth Lindsay (Timothy), Christopher FitzGibbon (Kellie); Grandchildren Erika Rocks (Joseph), Jessica Bowman (Derek), Matthew Nicosia (William Kusmierek), Kyle Lindsay (Noelle), Paul Cleveland, Ryan FitzGibbon, Logan FitzGibbon; great grandchildren Derby Carter, Charlie Bowman, Leighanna Lindsay, Emma Rocks, Nora Rocks and Abigail Lindsay. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews Michael Fitzgibbons (Maurica), Leslie Fitzgibbons (Anthony Cavotta), Patty Clegg (Don), Billy Fitzgibbons (Dana).
Jack was predeceased by his mother Edith Patterson, his father John FitzGibbon, his brother Robert Fitzgibbons and nephew Bobby Fitzgibbons.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Tuesday, December 8, 9:30 a.m. at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Waterford, NY.
Memorial contributions can be made in Jack’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association via their website https://act.alz.org/ where you will find a tribute page to him.
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