Dennis M. Fitzgerald, age 71, of Sleepy Hollow and Queensbury, NY passed away on Tuesday, March 30th at Glens Falls Hospital, Glens Falls, NY
Dennis was a graduate of Iona College, class of 1971 and New York Law School, class of 1974. He was a partner with the law firm of Chadbourne, O’Neill, Thomson, Whalen & Fitzgerald for 44 years and served as Village Justice of North Tarrytown (presently Sleepy Hollow) for 11 years.
Dennis presided over the Family YMCA at Tarrytown as Chairman and served as its longest standing board member for over 40 years. He was President of two charitable foundations and his philanthropic efforts touched countless people across many communities in several states.
Dennis was also the recipient of Rotary International’s Paul Harris Fellowship Award honoring individuals who exemplify the highest ideal of “Service above Self”.
Left to cherish Dennis’ memory are his wife of 46 years, Michele as well as his beloved children Kristin (Don), Edward and Diane (Keith) and his dearly-loved grandchildren, Grace and Bodhi.
Dennis was an avid softball player and a yearly visitor to Cooperstown, NY for Induction Weekend.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will be working in partnership with the Fitzgerald family to create a project designed to celebrate Dennis’ love for the game and share that passion with others who love it too.
In lieu of flowers, those who wish to support this endeavor are asked to kindly send their donations directly to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum utilizing the following link.
https://20107a.blackbaudhosting.com/20107a/Donations. Please use comments box under the Tribute Information section to write ‘In Honor of/Memory of Dennis M. Fitzgerald” to ensure your gift is applied appropriately.
Due to the pandemic, services are for the immediate family only. Dennis will be laid to rest in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY
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