November 20, 1927 - March 6, 2017
Marylou Fitzgerald Marylou Fitzgerald died peacefully Monday, March 6, at the age of 89 years old. Born November 20, 1927, in Harbor City, California, Marylou was a middle child in a family of ten kids, 5 Boys, 5 Girls. Marylou was a reader who loved and excelled in school. She attended Narbonne Junior and Senior high in Lomita, California. After high school she went to work as a typist at Liberty Mutual,Los Angeles, then worked PBX at Tom Roady Dodge/Plymouth & finally Hudson Motor Car Company, where she met John Fitzgerald, who she always said, was the love of her life. Married April 16, 1955 at Nativity Church in Torrance Marylou and John moved to a new home in Fullerton where they enjoyed 49 years of marriage together. After raising her family of four children Marylou worked at Columbia Mortgage, and Florence Crittenden, Later she joined Beckman Instruments where she retired in 1990 after working 11 years. Once retired Marylou and John enjoyed taking care of their grand kids, Sean, Nicolas & John, their days were spent loving the grandkids together. Marylou was a very intelligent well read woman. Her love of the written word lead to a lifetime of working crossword puzzles. She also liked watching old movies and Masterpiece Theatre series. Her later years were filled tending her flower garden and creating beautiful rock gardens and collections that she displayed & enjoyed. Marylou is survived by her children Erin Spriggs (Tony), Rory Fitzgerald (Kat), and Dreu Ceja (Martin); grandchildren Kayleen Douglas, Sean Spriggs, Nicolas Ceja, John Ceja; and great grandchildren Wolf and Crystal Douglas. A memorial ceremony will be held with family and friends Sunday March 19th 2:30 p.m at Memory Garden Memorial Park, Brea. Donations may be made in Marylou’s memory to Musicandmemory.org.
Marylou Fitzgerald Marylou Fitzgerald died peacefully Monday, March 6, at the age of 89 years old. Born November 20, 1927, in Harbor City, California, Marylou was a middle child in a family of ten kids, 5 Boys, 5 Girls. Marylou was a... View Obituary & Service Information
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