Patrick D. Fitzmorris was born on September 27, 1936, in Chanute, Kansas to Patrick Henley Fitzmorris and Dorothy B. (Drake) Fitzmorris. He passed from this life on Sunday, June 27, 2021, at his home in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the age of 84 years. Patrick graduated with the Mount St. Mary’s Academy High School Class of 1954 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was married on August 18, 1956, in Clinton, Oklahoma to Betty Jean (Howell) Fitzmorris. Patrick spent most of his working life as the District Trucking Manager for Acme Brick in Tulsa and Malvern, Arkansas for 48 years. He has been a faithful member of St. Henry Catholic Church since moving back to Oklahoma in 2002 and residing both in Owasso and Tulsa. He enjoyed a variety of past times such as fishing, camping with his family, watching any Oklahoma Sooner sporting events, and collecting and looking at trucks and trains.
Those he leaves behind who hold many cherished memories include:
Mark Fitzmorris and wife Dane
Thomas Fitzmorris and wife Laurie
Lisa Barton and husband Tony
Vicki Lundquist and husband Andrew
Chad and wife Mandy, Brooke, Chris, Matt, Zach, Katie, and Colby
He was preceded in death by his parents, Patrick and Dorothy, brother, Thomas, and his twin sister, Patricia.
A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Owasso with Father Matt La Chance officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made in Patrick’s memory to Catholic Charities, 2450 N. Harvard Ave, Tulsa, OK 74115.