Patricia Fitzgerald was born August 10, 1932, in Hudson, Wyoming, to Paul and Eleanor McGraw Petro. The family moved to Rock Springs in 1940. She attended schools in Hudson and Rock Springs, she graduated from Rock Springs High School in 1950.
She was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church.
She and Thomas Fitzgerald were married on June 23, 1957. Her husband passed away in February of 1969.
She was employed at the Wyoming Highway Department and Wyoming Highway Patrol for many years.
She is survived by sons, Michael (Paula) Fitzgerald, and Keith Fitzgerald of Rock Springs; one daughter, Susan Fitzgerald of Salt Lake City, Utah; Seven Grandchildren, Brenda Fenhaus of Gillette, Kristen (T.J.), Taylor and Adam (Kayla) Fitzgerald of Rock Springs, Jonathon (Kristin) Fitzgerald of Evanston, Thomas (Jacqueline) Novotny of Hyattsville, Maryland, and Sarah Davis of Salt Lake City, Utah; Ten great-grandchildren, Corey and Clara Fenhaus of Gillette, Wyoming, Kaylee Fitzgerald of Evanston, Wyoming, Clayton Davis, Luke Davis, and Tucker Davis of Salt Lake City, Utah, Vivienne Novotny of Hyattsville, Maryland, Lincoln Taylor, Harrison Taylor, and Addison Fitzgerald of Rock Springs; one brother, Ron (Holly) Petro of Aurora, Colorado; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She is proceeded in death by her husband, Thomas (Tuck), parents, Paul and Eleanor Petro, sister, Marianne Smith, Nieces, Laura Smith, and Ellie Newton.
Private family services will be conducted. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 12 p.m. Friday, July 24, 2020, at the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery.
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