Larry ?Butch? FitzSimmons, 53, of Monaca, passed away unexpectedly Monday, August 8, 2011, at home.
Born January 20, 1958, in Rochester, he was a son of the late Lawrence and Patricia M. (Kildoo) FitzSimmons. Following graduation from Monaca High School in 1975, Butch gained employment with Phoenix Glass Company where he remained until his death.
Larry was a loyal fan of Monaca Indians football and the Steelers. He served his community by assisting Sal Taormina in coaching the Monaca Bantam Basketball 5th grade team and also served as scorekeeper.
He leaves three sisters, Kathy Schwartz and her husband, Rich, of Brighton Township, Patty Hiwiller and her husband, Tom, of Rochester and Mary Kruppa and her husband, Mike, of Industry; a brother, Bob, of Monaca; three nephews, Tom (Katrina) Hiwiller of White Township, Bob Schwartz in Texas and Brian Schwartz of Brighton Township and a great-niece, Adyson Hiwiller of White Township.
Friends will be received Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Ave., Monaca, where funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. Rev. Beth Wierman-Lambert, pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Monaca will officiate.
Interment will follow in Irvin Cemetery, Rochester.
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