Louis Edward Fitzpatrick, 84, of Ocean City, NJ and Naples, FL passed away peacefully on September 7, 2019 surrounded by family. Born and raised in Philadelphia to Thomas and Florence (Farrell) Fitzpatrick, Lou was a graduate of Northeast Catholic High School and St. Joseph’s University ’57.
Beginning his career as a certified public accountant, Lou utilized his entrepreneurial drive to start his own consulting firm. From there, he went on to become an accomplished builder, developer, and investor. Always looking for a challenge, Lou became an accomplished helicopter, seaplane, and commercial pilot. In addition to the air, Lou’s love of the sea led him to become a certified sea captain.
Lou is survived by his loving wife Joyce (Bowers), with whom he recently celebrated 62 years of marriage; children Kathleen McGrath (William), Stephen (Margaret), and Maryann Merion (Brian); ten grandchildren, and fourteen great grandchildren. He is also survived by brothers Vincent and Thomas. His entire family will miss him greatly.
Relatives and friends are invited to his Visitation 10-11 AM Saturday, September 14, 2019 at SS Simon & Jude Church, 8 Cavanaugh Court, West Chester, PA 19382, followed by his Funeral Mass 11 AM. Interment private.
Flowers or donations to Oblates of St. Francis De Sales, www.oblates.org/give-online, would be appreciated.
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