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In Memory Of Our Poets

Al Fitzgerald (1954-2021) - Class Of 1973

Albert Wayne Fitzgerald, 67 a resident of Cantonment, Florida went home to be with the Lord while in the arms of his daughter on Thursday, June 17, 2021, after a long battle with health issues.

Mr. Fitzgerald was a devoted husband of 42 years to his wife Kathy. He was a loving father, Papa, son, and brother and will be deeply missed by all who knew him. He was a 1973 graduate of Sidney Lanier High School and retired from a long career in IT with the Mobile Press-Register, prior to that many years in IT at the Montgomery Advertiser.

He had a love of playing the drums, fishing, and Alabama football and will always be remembered for his love of family and friends, telling goofy jokes, and making everyone laugh.

He was preceded in death by his wife Kathy Fitzgerald, father Lealon Fitzgerald, mother Juanita Fitzgerald, two brothers Bradley Fitzgerald and Ronnie Fitzgerald, sister Patricia Metcalf; and a grandchild, Makenzie Lane Carter.

He is survived by his loving daughters, Heather Fitzgerald, and Kristy Sangalang (Carlo); one brother, Michael Fitzgerald (Stephanie), and three grandchildren, Madisyn, Mason, and Maiya Sangalang; and numerous extended family members and many friends.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, June 27, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at Prattville Memorial Chapel with Brother Donny Barber officiating. Burial will follow in Prattville Memory Gardens with Prattville Memorial directing.

The family will receive friends at Prattville Memorial Chapel on Sunday one hour prior to the service.

Published by Mobile Press-Register from Jun. 24 to Jun. 25, 2021.