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Mary Elizabeth Fitzgerald
Obituary For Mary Elizabeth Fitzgerald
Mary E. (Brito) Fitzgerald, 75, of Bristol, passed away on Monday, September 25, 2023 surrounded by family and friends at Hope Hospice, Providence. Born in Fall River, MA and daughter of the late Joseph M. and Audrey G. (Parkin) Brito, Mary was a lifelong resident of Bristol, RI. She was the wife of the late Thomas Fitzgerald, who predeceased her in 1992.
Dr. Fitzgerald was a graduate of St. Philomena's school and R.I. College. A psychologist Mary had a private practice in Bristol for many years prior to her employment at East Coast Mental Wellness in Providence from 2017-2023. She spent many years enjoying her pool and attending 4th of July events with her friends and drives through Colt State Park. Mary is survived by her son, Stephen Fitzgerald of Bristol, RI; her brothers, Joseph M. Brito Jr. and his wife Elizabeth of Bristol, RI and Michael S. Brito and his wife Sally of East Greenwich, RI; her sister, Audrey Field of Bristol, RI; and her sister in law, Mary Brito, wife of the late Patrick Brito.
Services are with Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren, where the family will receive relatives and guests for Visitation on Thursday, September 28, 2023, from 3-7 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, September 29, 2023 at 10AM in St. Mary's Church, 330 Wood St., Bristol with Burial to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Chestnut St., Bristol.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to The Thomas E. Fitzgerald Jr. Fine Art Scholarship at Roger Williams University.
For directions or tributes, please visit www.wjsmithfh.com.
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