John J. Fitzpatrick, 71, of Westport, husband of Margaret (Peggy) Santos Fitzpatrick, died June 11, 2010, in Norwalk Hospital.

In addition to his wife of 47 years, he is survived by his three children, Jennifer Barry and her husband, Kevin of Westborough, Mass., Sean Fitzpatrick and his wife, Kelly of Miami Beach, Fla., and Terence Fitzpatrick of Fairfield; four grandchildren, Griffin, Skyler and Jackson Barry, and Jack Fitzpatrick; one sister, Joyce Burrows and her husband, Marlin of Chocowinity, N.C.; several nieces and nephews.

Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Fitzpatrick spent the first 11 years of his career in Switzerland. He resided in several parts of the U.S., and settled in Westport 30 years ago. He was a retired senior vice president of human resources for Dun and Bradstreet Corp., and more recently served on the board of directors for Startech Environmental Corp.

He was a member of Brooklawn Country Club, Fairfield Beach Club and La Salle University Alumni.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, June 17, at 10 a.m. in St.Luke's Church, Westport.

Arrangement have been entrusted to the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, Fairfield.

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