Richard P. Fitzsimons, age 57 of Lynbrook, died tragically and heroically on September 11, 2001. He was the director of Fire Safety for the OCS Group at the World Trade Center, retired internal auditor for NYNEX, member of the Nassau County Chapter of the Ancient Order of Hibernians Division #14, past leader of Our Lady of Peace R.C. Church Antioch Group.
Beloved husband of Patricia. Loving father of Colleen, Sean and his wife Kristin. Dear brother of Patrick and Olga, Robert and Kay, and John and Pat. Cherished son-in-law of Robert and Edna Nelson. Brother-in-law of Thomas and Priscilla Nelson. Adored uncle of John, Patricia, Thomas, Marie, Beth, Christopher, Robert and Brian. Also survived by many loving cousins in Ireland.
Celebration of Life Mass, Saturday, November 10, 2001 at 12:00pm at Our Lady of Peace Roman Catholic Church; 25 Fowler Ave. (corner Peninsula Blvd and Merrick Rd), Lynbrook.
Contributions in Richard's name can be made to The Little Flower Children's Fund, Route 25A, Wading River, New York 11792.
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