FITZGERALD, Neal L., 59, of North Canton, OH, passed away on Monday, July 8, 2013, at his home of natural causes.
Neal was born in Steubenville on April 26, 1954, a son of the late George W. Fitzgerald and Rosemary Lloyd Fitzgerald, who survives.
He was a graduate of Catholic Central High School class of 1971, University of Notre Dame class of 1976 and the University of Akron, School of Law 1979.
Neal resided in the Willowdale Lake Community of North Canton, OH. He served as assistant prosecuting attorney for the Stark County Prosecutor's Office until taking the position of law director for Jackson Township, Stark County, OH on January 3, 1984.
Neal was active as an advisor and liaison for various government agencies. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler fan and was able to quote scores and stats at will. His love for Norte Dame was only surpassed by his love for his family. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his brother, James R. Neal will be greatly missed by his mother, Rosemary; brothers Michael W, Gregory C. (Terri), John T. (Tina), Charles A. (Shirley) and William P.; uncle Charles (Leslie) Lloyd; aunt Helen (late Henry) Lloyd and many many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Friends may call at Dunlope- Shorac Funeral Home 215 Fernwood Rd., Wintersville, OH on Thursday 6-8 p.m. and Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be held Saturday, July 13, 2013, 9 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with Mgsr. Kurt Kemo as celebrant.
Burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Vigil service Friday 3:45 p.m.
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