Matthew Fitzpatrick
Matthew Fitzpatrick

Obituary of Matthew Fitzpatrick

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Matthew Fitzpatrick, 85, of Pinehurst, NC, formerly of  Millburn, NJ passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at St. Rose of Lima Church, 50 Short Hills Ave., Short Hills on Monday, Dec 14th at 10:00 AM. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. Visitation will be held at The Jacob Holle Funeral Home, 2122 Millburn Ave., Maplewood on Sunday, Dec 13th  from 3:00 – 5:00 PM.  For more information or to send condolences please visit

Born in Orange, NJ, Matthew lived in Newark for 25 years, and Millburn for 23 years before moving to Pinehurst, North Carolina in 2013. Matt received his undergraduate degree from Montclair State, Teachers College and his Masters from Seton Hall University. Mr. Fitzpatrick was a sergeant with the US Marines during the Korean War.

He was an Operating Engineer for Local #68 in West Orange for 50 years. After retirement he worked form Millburn Township as a crossing guard. Matthew was active with Newark’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee for many years.

He was predeceased by his brother Thomas Fitzpatrick. Matt  is survived by his sister Mary Washington and his niece Kristina Swartz (Brian) and nephews, Matthew and Brian Washington.

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Visitation at Funeral Home

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday, December 13, 2020
The Jacob A. Holle Funeral Home
2122 Millburn Avenue
Maplewood, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Monday, December 14, 2020
St. Rose of Lima Church, Short Hills
50 Short Hills Avenue
Short Hills, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

11:30 am
Monday, December 14, 2020
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
225 Ridgedale Ave
E. Hanover, New Jersey, United States
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