January 4, 2012
Jack Fitzhenry died 1/4/12 in Clara Maass Hospital. He was 74. Born in Jersey City, he lived in Bayonne before moving to North Arlington 48 years ago.
Visiting will be on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive Kearny (map/directions). Mass Saturday at 11 am in Queen of Peace Church, North Arlington (map/directions).
A proud graduate of St. Peters Prep, Jack was a retired Toll Collector and also owned the Cedar Bar in North Arlington. He was a member of the Queen of Peace Council, Knights of Columbus #3428, and was a Eucharist Minister at Queen of Peace Church. He was a CYO volunteer and football coach. He also coached football for Boystown in Kearny. Jack loved his Irish heritage and was a member of The Ironbound Irish American Club.
He is survived by his wife, Maureen (nee Meehan), his children and their spouses; Brian and Donna Fitzhenry, Jeff and Kelly Fitzhenry and Beth Anne and Greg Fylak. Brother of Lawrence and Kevin Fitzhenry and the late Mary Elizabeth Parks. Also surviving are his grandchildren; Brian, Thomas, Erin, Mallory, Mary Katherine, Sarah, Nicholas, and Amanda.
In lieu of flowers, kindly make a donation to St. Peters Prep or Queen of Peace Church c/o the funeral home.
Visiting - Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny - 2:00 - 4:00 & 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Mass - Queen of Peace Church, North Arlington - 11:00 a.m.
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