470 Massachusetts Avenue, Acton MA 01720


Sylvia Rose (Topor) Fitzgerald

Sylvia Rose (Topor) Fitzgerald

Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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Sylvia Rose Fitzgerald, 83, passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020 in the Pine Knoll Nursing Center in Lexington, MA. She is survived by her husband Ronald Fitzgerald of Acton, her son Clifford Fitzgerald of Medfield and his wife Joanne, her son Scott Fitzgerald of Williamston, MI and his wife Anne, her daughter Cindy Surdam of South Grafton and her husband Paul, and her sister Elaine Kowalik of Dover Plains, NY. She is also survived by her three grandchildren Sean Fitzgerald, Sarah Fitzgerald and Kevin Surdam.

Sylvia graduated from Palmer High School in Massachusetts and became a legal secretary for the Fire and Marine Insurance Company in Springfield, MA. She and Ronald married in June of 1956 in Saints Peter and Paul Church in Three Rivers, MA. They moved to Acton in 1976 and subsequently traveled to many parts of the United States, with Sylvia’s favorite destination being Walt Disney World.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, March 5th from 5:00-8:00 P.M. in the Acton Funeral Home at 470 Massachusetts Avenue (Rt. 111), Acton, MA 01720. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday March 6th at 10:00 A.M. in Divine Mercy Parish (formerly Saints Peter and Paul Parish), 2267 Main Street, Three Rivers, (Palmer) MA. Burial will be in Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, Fuller Road in Bondsville, (Palmer) MA.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 5th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, March 5th, 2020 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Acton Funeral Home
    470 Massachusetts Avenue
    ACTON, MA 01720
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, March 6th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Friday, March 6th, 2020 10:00am
    Divine Mercy Parish (formerly Saints Peter & Paul Church)
    2267 Main Street
    PALMER, MA 01080
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery
    Fuller Road
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Private Condolence

Karen Moran

Posted at 05:26pm
Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Karen and Ed Moran

Donald Melanson

Posted at 12:20pm
Ron and family,
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Fitzgerald family. May they help you to find solace and strength.

Don & Laurie Melanson

Jan Smith

Posted at 08:04pm
Ron and Family,
Sorry to hear about Sylvia’s passing. She is in our thoughts and prayers.
Jan and Mike Smith


Posted at 02:46pm
Ron and Family, I was so sorry to hear about Sylvia. I will keep her in my prayers!
Love Ellie!

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