(January 13, 1955 – September 25, 2015)
Stephen J. Fitzgibbon, 60, of Midland passed away on Friday, September 25, 2015. Stephen was born on January 13, 1955, in Midland, to the late James P. and Joan B. (McHenry) Fitzgibbon. Steve, a lifelong resident of Midland, was an alumni of St. Brigid School and a Midland High Chemic. Steve was active the Midland basketball and softball leagues. He enjoyed watching his nieces and nephews play their favorite sports and was an avid follower of the Berryhill Baseball program. Steve was blessed with many friends and family. He especially loved to pamper his nieces and nephews with a Hershey bar and an occasional $5 dollar bill. Steve, a retiree of S.C. Johnson, spent his days helping family and friends. In between his daily walk and fitness work out, he provided a helping hand with any chore needed done or having a friendly conversation with anyone that came along.Steve is survived by his siblings, Dr. James (Nelda) Fitzgibbon, Mary (Bob) Seifert, Kate Fitzgibbon, Pat (Walt) Hechlik, Jesse (Therese) Fitzgibbon, Dennis (Cindy) Fitzgibbon, Mark (Deb) Fitzgibbon, Alice Fitzgibbon, and Mike (Colleen) Fitzgibbon. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Steve was predeceased by Bryan, Francis and Bob Fitzgibbon.A funeral liturgy will be held Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 11 a.m. at St. Brigid of Kildare with Fr. Patrick O?ÇÖConnor officiating. His family will receive friends at Smith-Miner Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 30th from 4-7 p.m. and at the church on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. A vigil service will be held Wednesday at 6:30pm. A private graveside service will take place at the Old Calvary Cemetery.In the spirit of the Holy Fathers visit, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a donation to a local food pantry, St. Brigid or your favorite charity, in lieu of flowers.Online condolences can be offered at smithminer.com.