Gwendolyn Fitzgerald

Gwendolyn Darlene Fitzgerald

Sunday, July 8th, 1956 - Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Fitzgerald, Gwendolyn Darlene, -63, of Arcadia passed away on Saturday July 13,2019, at QE2 in Halifax. She was the daughter of the late Victor and Marjorie (Langthorne) Roberts. For 20 years Gwen dedicated her life caring for others, working as a nurse at Tidal View Manor in Yarmouth. Her friends and family would describe her as a very strong woman, a caring and giving person with a very positive out look on life. She will be dearly missed by her husband of 29 years Norman Fitzgerald; Daughter Vanessa (Chad Hersey) Surette, Overton; Sisters Carole (Laryn) Murphy, Pubnico and Lillian (Robert) McCarthy, Deerfield; grandchildren Dylan Surette and Desiré Sauve, who always had a special place in their grandmothers’ heart. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth. Visitation will be held on Thursday July 18 from 7-9 in Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service will be held on Friday July 19 at 2pm from Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. A.D Bill Newell officiating. Interment to take place in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Donations in Gwen memory may be made to the Lupus foundation. On-line condolences may be sent to: or you may sign the guest book on-line at
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 18th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Thursday, July 18th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Sweeny's Funeral Home and Crematorium
    567 Main Street
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  • Service

    Friday, July 19th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Friday, July 19th, 2019 2:00pm
    Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel
    567 Main Street
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    Rev. A.D. "Bill" Newell
  • Interment

    Mount Pleasant Cemetery
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Posted at 08:44pm
Norm , Vanessa and family, so sorry for your loss. Gwen and I go way back and I have many memories of our time working together. Lots of good times. She was one of a kind and I will miss her and our chats. Norm take comfort in knowing that Gwen is no longer in pain. Thinking of you at this sad time. Hugs .

Scott & Kelly

Posted at 05:37am
Desire and family,Remember that we love and care about you. Find comfort in the amazing memories you had with your Nan. She will always be with you.
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Bill/Cecile Wood

Posted at 07:11pm
Norm and family--my deepest sympathy-thinking of you--Bill Wood

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