November 25, 2020
WEBSTER, NY/SYRACUSE, NY – Monica Fitzsimmons, 78, passed away early Wednesday morning, November 25th, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY.
Monica was born August 14, 1942 in Syracuse, NY, daughter of Frederick DeLany and Monica Skehan. She graduated from Sacred Heart Cathedral High School, Syracuse, NY and then from the Eastman Dental School of Dental Hygienists. She worked as a dental hygienist early in her marriage and then transitioned to the full-time job of raising a family with her husband.
Monica married Thomas Christopher Fitzsimmons May 23, 1964, in Syracuse, NY before settling in Rochester. Monica is survived by her husband, “Chris”, daughter Suzanne of Rochester, NY, two sons Matthew (Anna) of Rochester, NY, Robert (Lisa) of Kinderhook, NY and three grandchildren Alexander, Nora and Kasey. In addition she is survived by two sisters Margaret DeLany, MaryAnne DeLany Hesters, and two brothers Frederick DeLany and George DeLany. She was predeceased by her brother Daniel DeLany.
A memorial mass and burial at Barnes Settlement Cemetery, Alexandria Bay, will be announced in the spring of 2021.