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John R Fitzsimmons

June 18, 2017

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John R. Fitzsimmons, 73, of Raynham; formerly of Somerset, passed away on June 18, 2017.  He was the loving husband and best friend of Gloria (Dorsey) Fitzsimmons with whom he shared fifty-one years of marriage. 

Born in Fall River, he was the son of the late Raymond and Catherine (Hopkins) Fitzsimmons. Mr. Fitzsimmons worked at New England Power Company Brayton Point for 40 years. 

He is survived by three daughters:  Colleen Fitzsimmons and her husband Sean Corcoran, Kerry Olson and her husband Chris, Kathy Santos and her husband Tim; nine grandchildren:  Catherine and Maggie Corcoran; Jake, Luke, Kerryn, and Jax Olson; Owen, Will, and Ethan Santos.  Pre-deceased by two grandchildren:  Aidan Corcoran and Morgan Santos.  Also survived by one sister, Ann Marie Dorgan.  He was the brother of the late Raymond Fitzsimmons and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Information

A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at 10am, in St. Ann's Church, 660 North Main Street, Raynham, MA 02767, family and friends are  invited to attend, burial will be private. 

All arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton.

Donations Information

Memorial donations in his memory can be made to Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 Saint Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


Service:  St Ann's Raynham

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