June 17, 1915 ~ November 20, 2022
Born in: Spokane , Washington
Resided in: Los Angeles, Caifornia
Sister Anne Gertrude Fitzgerald, C.S.J., age 107, passed away peacefully on Sunday November 20, 2022, at St. John of God Retirement Home, in Los Angeles, California. She was born June 17, 1915, in Spokane Washington, a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet since March 19, 1935.
During her ministerial life, she became a master teacher and served 33 years directly with students. Her versatility and responsiveness to others were evident as she responded to various needs including time as missionary in Brazil, ministering to the elderly, and homebound in northern and southern California. She was a woman who was always ready to be of service. She gave generously of herself well beyond the age of retirement.
Sister Anne Gertrude was one of nine children in a very religious family. Two of her sisters were also Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, a brother was a Redemptorist priest and another brother was a Deacon. She was preceded in death by all of her sisters and brothers. She is survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Donations in memory of Sister Anne Gertrude Fitzgerald may be sent to: Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, 11999 Chalon Road, Los Angeles, CA 90049.
A Service of Remembrance will be held at the Carondelet Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday, January 11, 2022 at 2:00 pm via Zoom. A link will be available by contracting firstname.lastname@example.org. Interment will be held Tuesday January 10, 2023 10:00 am at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California.
Graveside Service: January 10, 2022 10:00 am
Holy Cross Cemetery
5835 W. Slauson Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230
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