Dorothy Fitzgerald

COAL CITY—Dorothy Ann Fitzgerald, 86, of Coal City, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 at Aperion Care of Marseilles.
Born Feb. 3, 1933 in Kankakee, Dorothy was a daughter of Christopher Sr. and Leona (née Barrickman) Ciluffo. She was raised in Bradley until the age of 5, and then her family relocated to Coal City. Dorothy graduated from Coal City High School, and was a waitress for many years at The River Restaurant.
She was an avid fan of western films, and enjoyed going to “The Boat” to try her luck at the casino. Dorothy had a special love of flowers, and enjoyed any and all she came across. Christmas was her favorite holiday, and she looked forward to this time of year and spending it with family.
Survivors include her husband, Donald Fitzgerald, of Coal City, who she married on Nov. 7, 1981; three children: Lori (David) Clubb, of Coal City; John (Sylvia) Greenan, of New Lenox and Karla (Jim) McClure, of Coal City; nine grandchildren: Josh Burrell, Ricky Dean, Jeremy (Amanda) Clubb, Brandon (Stephanie) Clubb, Nick (Sabrina) Clubb, Cody (fiancé Kim Onsen) Clubb, Claire and Emma Greenan, and Victoria Francis; several great-grandchildren, as well as brothers-in-law and sister-in-law: Orvil (the late Bonnie) Fitzgerald, of Columbia, SC; Shelby (the late Charles) McGlasson, of Romeoville; Harvey (Carol) Fitzgerald, of Lebanon, TN and Carl (Helen) Fitzgerald, of Bernillo, NM.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter, Valerie Harris; two sisters, Sharon Ahlstrand and Betty Rodeghero and one brother, Christopher Ciluffo Jr.
Per Dorothy’s wishes, cremation rights have been accorded.
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Cremation services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Coal City.