On August 29, 2023 Veronica (Ronnie) Fitzgerald, 82, of Nanuet, NY passed away peacefully with her family by her side after a long and beautiful life.
Ronnie was born on July 2, 1941 in The Bronx, NY, before later moving to Rockland County, NY. Throughout her life, she was a dedicated employee at Mountainview Deli and later at Good Samaritan Hospital where she retired.
After retiring, Ronnie lived a happy, fulfilled life. She loved the beach, having breakfast, dinner and movie dates with her children and grandchildren, spending time playing cards with her friends, celebrating St. Patrick's Day and Christmas and listening to music, everything from Frank Sinatra to Pitbull.
Ronnie is survived by her loving family - children, Thomas Fitzgerald (Beth), Ann Fitzgerald (Regan Almon), Susan Malin (Frank) her cherished grandchildren, Keri Kaitlyn, Thomas, Haley, Connor, her sister, Ellen Kaplan and many nieces, nephews, cousins, dear friends and grandpup’s, Charlie, Bailey and Shea.
She joins her predeceased parents, Harry and Rose Kaplan and her brothers, Walter Kaplan and Michael Haley.
Ronnie was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend. She touched the lives of so many people. Her hugs, kisses, smile and laughter will be sorely missed. She will forever live in our hearts.
Family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 5th from 4-8 p.m. at TJ McGowan Funeral Home, 71 Central Highway, Garnerville, NY. Mass will be held on Wendesday, September 6th at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of the Immaculate Conception, 26 John Street, Stony Point, NY.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cure Breast Cancer Foundation (www.curebreastcancerfoundation.org).