Jerry John Fitzpatrick

Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Wednesday, April 30, 1958
Date of Death:
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Age:
63 years old

Visitation

Date: Friday June 11, 2021
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home [ view map ]

Second Visitation

Date: Saturday June 12, 2021
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home [ view map ]

Memorial Service

Date: Saturday June 12, 2021
Time: 3:00 pm

Location: River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home [ view map ]

Burial

Location: Oakwood Cemetery

Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Wednesday, April 30, 1958
Date of Death:
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Age:
63 years old
Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Wednesday, April 30, 1958
Date of Death:
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Age:
63 years old

Jerry John Fitzpatrick

Jerry John Fitzpatrick, 63 of Rochester, died peacefully at his home, with his family at his side, on June 8, 2021, following a battle with cancer.

Jerry was born on April 30, 1958, in Rochester. He graduated from John Marshall High School in 1976. He attended Alexandria, MN Technical College, obtaining a degree in Fluid Power. He began work for IBM in Rochester, where he worked for over 40 years. On June 1, 1991, he married Kelly Ross in Rochester. Together they raised 6 children. Jerry loved the outdoors, his favorite restaurants HuHot and Outback Steakhouse, NASCAR, Jurassic Park, supporting Donald Trump, and his many wonderful vacations.

He is survived by his wife Kelly of Rochester, his children Jennifer Zerkle, Joshua Ross, Jessica Ralph, Megan Amundson, Katie Fitzpatrick, Alaina Fitzpatrick, 13 grandchildren, his father Paul Fitzpatrick, his brothers Mike, Jeff, Bob, and his sisters Val Felske, Terri Murphy, Jodi Hodge and Sheila Haskin.

He is preceded in death by his mother, his brothers Jim and Craig, and his sisters Gail White-Lyons and Terry Snyder.

The Memorial Service for Jerry will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 3:00pm in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home officiated by Pastor Larry Orth. Visitation will be held on Friday evening, June 11, 2021 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service in the chapel.

Memorials are preferred to St. Judes Children’s Hospital.

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My prayers and thoughts go out to the Fitzpatrick family. Jerry and I have been friends for a long time. He always knew how to cheer me up when I was feeling down and I will miss our conversations that we had about the good old days.

My prayers to the family. I remember Jerry when he was the maintenance man at IBM in the card area when I ran the machines he always would laugh and smile and he had a Big Heart was always joking about something. Jerry was a good friend and Heaven gained another Angel! 

Kelly and family, so sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. We had many conversations about cancer and trump. I am out of town and cannot attend the services but i will be thinking of you and your family. If you ever make it to yogi stop and say hi.