Richard "Dick" Fitzsimmons

Richard “Dick” Fitzsimmons a resident of Bradenton, Florida passed away suddenly at home on December 28, 2021 at the age of 85.   

Dick was born April 1, 1936, to his parents James and Florence (Dodd) in Newark, NJ.  He is survived by his son, Robert Fitzsimmons of Bradenton, Florida and daughter Sharon Peraino of Nutley, NJ. He is also survived by his two grandsons Trevor and Nathan.  Dick was predeceased by his parents and his brother, Ronald.    

As a child Dick attended the Bonnie Brae Farm in Millington, NJ.  After Bonnie Brae, Dick enlisted in the US Marine Corps and spent 4 years in the corps achieving corporal status.   After the Marines, Dick worked and attended Rutgers University graduating in 1973.  Upon graduation he worked for C.F Mueller Company before moving on to Cosmair Inc. until his retirement.  

The family ask that no flowers or gift be sent, just remember them all in your prayers.