Doris C. FitzPatrick, 90, of Wahpeton, ND, passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at St. Catherine’s Living Center in Wahpeton. A private family burial was held, and a memorial service will be planned at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Vertin-Munson Funeral Home.
Doris was born on January 29, 1929, to Harry and Lyda Toms. She lived in NJ, and later moved to Brooklyn, NY. She married Mathew FitzPatrick in 1946, after WWII; he was a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne. They had two sons, and she was a fulltime homemaker while Mathew served in both the Army and Navy.
Doris enjoyed spending time with her family, shopping and doing crafts. She moved to ND in 1992, and lived in several places in Wahpeton before moving into St. Catherine’s Living Center in 2013.
She is survived by her two sons, James (Diane) FitzPatrick, Abercrombie, ND, and Dennis FitzPatrick (Michael Davis), Greenwood, IN; grandchildren, James (Jenni) FitzPatrick, Fairmount, ND, and Kelly (Andy) Gorz, Bismarck, ND; great-grandchildren, Zoey and Zachary Gorz and Sean, Trinity and Carragh FitzPatrick.
Doris is preceded in death by her husband, Mathew FitzPatrick; parents, Harry and Lyda Toms; brother, Harry Toms; sister, Alice Ennis; and her grandson, Sean FitzPatrick.
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