Dies Suddenly in Restaurant

by Laurel | February 15th, 2007

[Adapted from the Berkshire Eagle, 15 February 1943.]

Great Barrington.—Mrs. Ella Fitzpatrick, 60, died suddenly last night shortly after she was stricken with a heart attack at Val’s Restaurant. Dr. M. T. Cavanaugh, medical examiner, viewed the body which was removed to the Birches Funeral Home.

Miss Fitzpatrick was born in Holyoke, the daughter of William and Catherine Mogan Fitzpatrick and spent most of her life in that city. She had been living in this section six months and was employed at the Jug End Barn. She was an aunt of Mrs. Harry Stannard of Mill River. There are also several cousins surviving.

The funeral will be at 9 tomorrow morning at St. Peter’s Church and the body will be placed in a vault in St. Peter’s Cemetery until burial in the Catholic Cemetery, Mill River, in the spring.

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