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Cecil H. Fitzgerald

July 22, 1931 ~ February 24, 2019 (age 87)

Cecil H. Fitzgerald, 87 of Greensburg, passed away, Sunday, February 24, 2019.  He was born July 22, 1931 in New Kensington a son of the late Cecil H. Fitzgerald, Sr. and Thelma Pritchard Fitzgerald.

Cecil retired from West Penn Power where had also been active with the Junior Achievement program.  He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Greensburg and was a member of the Philanthropy Masonic Lodge #225.  Cecil was a veteran of the US Army serving during the Korean conflict and was a member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary Division 7 Flotilla 7.  He was a former Boy Scout leader and enjoyed boating and fishing with his family.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Mary Lou (Gearhart) Fitzgerald; his three children, Gary Fitzgerald (Lynne), Cheryl Bookheimer (Donald Bruce) and Janice Williamson; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Merle Fitzgerald.

Family and friends will be received on Wednesday from 3 to 7 pm in the KEPPLE-GRAFT FUNERAL HOME, INC. 524 N. Main St. Greensburg where Cecil’s funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10:30 am with Rev. Anette V. Gerber.  Entombment will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society at  For online condolences and information, please visit

Donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
510 Pellis Road Suite 203, Greensburg PA 15601
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

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