Joan Elizabeth Fitzgerald

February 17, 1953 to May 22, 2019


Our hearts are heavy with sadness as we announce the sudden passing of Joan Elizabeth Fitzgerald on May 22, 2019, age 66. She was predeceased by her father Peter; mother Theresa; infant sister Margaret; father-in-law John and brother-in-law Glenn.  She will always be remembered and cherished by her daughters Kimberley (Earl), Kelly (Trevor) and her adored ex-husband Wayne. Her precious grandchildren Cassidy, Ashley, Bailey, Eryn and great granddaughter Alexa will forever love and miss their Nanny Joan.  She was also treasured by; her sisters Loretta (Blair), Genevieve (John), Christine, Maureen (Rendall), Kathleen (Chris),  Bridgette, and twin sister Julia; her brothers Peter (Gertie), Stephen (Donna), and Edward (Betty); brothers-in-law Kenneth (Daphne) and Hedley (Jeanette); sisters-in-law Glenda (Reg), Kim and a very special mother-in-law Freda.  She also leaves behind with wonderful memories a large circle of nieces, nephews and relatives. She was a beloved friend to many.  Joan had a very kind heart and a beautiful soul and she will be missed more than words can say.  Mom may you rest easy now and fly with the angels.

Cremation has taken place.   Relatives and friends may visit the family at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Sunday, May 26th, 2019 from 2 pm – 9 pm.  Funeral Service will be held at Mary Queen of Peace on Monday, May 27th, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.


Rest in the arms of the angels, you will find comfort there.



2 - 9 pm on May 26, 2019

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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9:30am, Monday May 27th

Mary Queen of Peace


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So very sorry to hear about the passiing of Joan. Hugs to your family Maureen and Loretta. Xo.
Pam and Ed Neary

So sorry to hear about Joan’s passing. My condolences to her children and grandchildren, brothers, and sisters. She was too young to leave this world, so sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers to all her family.

Sincere sympathy to all family members on the loss of such a beautiful person Joan. May she rest in the peace of Christ God Bless You All.

Condolences to the family at this sad time. Special hugs to Kimberley and Kelly in the loss of your mom. May your memories give you strength in the coming days.

So sorry to hear of Joan’s passing. She was a special person and will be greatly missed.
Ron & Madeline Coady and family.

My prayers and thoughts are with each of you, she will always be there, God love ye..
Evelyn Richardson.

Kimberly,Kelly and families, so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. My condolences to you all.

Kimberly, Kelly and families so sorry to hear of your passing. My condolences to all the family.

So sorry for your loss. My condolences to the family.

So sorry to hear about your sister Steve. Deepest condolences to you, Donna and all your family.
Kathy and Maurice

Kimberley, Kellly and families. I am thinking of you during this time of great sadness. Take comfort with your memories, and be safe in the knowledge that your mom is with her family in heaven. Veva and Vince Mullett.

So very sorry to hear such sad news…thinking of you all during this difficult time….

My family knew Joan and her family growing up on Bell Island, Joan and her sisters would be at our house all the time. Condolences and prayers going out to your family from Debbie Murphy-Williams and Mary Murphy and family

Saddened to hear of Joan’s passing.I also worked with Joan at Burin plant,.A good worker,lots of laughs. Condolences to her family????

Sending sincere condolences to all of the family, your mom and I worked together for alot of years at the plant in Burin, she was one very sweet lady, and we had alot of fun at the fish plant in Burin, and alot of stormy nights getting home to Burin zBay. Love Joy and Edward Drake.

So saddened to hear of Joan’s sudden passing.! Thinking of all the family at this difficult time! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!

Saddened to hear of Joan’s untimely passing. Our condolences to all the family, especially Kelly and Kimberley. I hope your great memories will sustain you in the difficult day ahead.

My deepest condolence to all of Joan’s family she was a beautiful person inside and out and a wonderful coworker. R.I. P Joan Hilda

Sending condolences to all the family. Special hugs to Kimberley and Kelly.

Thinking of you all at this very difficult time. Words cannot express the sadness we feel for you. May all the beautiful memories you have of her help ease the sadness and pain.
Take Care & Love to you all!

Our deepest condolence to Joan’s family. Joan was a beautiful person. May she rest in peace.
John and Evelyn Marystown.