Escondido, CA

Carol Diane DiCerchio Fitzgerald, 78

A friend, loving mother and wife, Carol Diane DiCerchio Fitzgerald, 78, born December 2, 1940 in Binghamton, New York, passed away peacefully after an illness at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville on January 15, 2019 surrounded by family. 

Many loved Mrs. Fitzgerald, as she loved spending time with family, reading, her book club, and traveling. She spent many hours volunteering at the food bank and was an alumnus of San Diego State University. She was the beloved wife of Edmund Fitzgerald; loving mother of Paige Vest (Marty), Jeff Fitzgerald (Maria), Jennifer Brinkerhoff (Scott), and Todd Fitzgerald (Marika); brother, Richard DiCerchio (Chris); grandchildren, Audra DeMarcus (Shayne), Alex, Meghan, Nicole, Aidan, Anna Victoria, and Felicia; great-grandchildren, Ethan and Gabe. 

In celebration of her life well lived, a mass will take place Saturday, February 16, at 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 426 E 7th St, National City, CA 91950. The family asks you to consider making a donation in Carol Fitzgerald’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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