Branford-Margaret L. FitzGerald, 88, of Alps Rd. Branford passed away Sat., July 31, 2004. A retired school teacher, she was the daughter of the late James H. and Alice Symmes FitzGerald. Margaret was born in New Haven, Aug. 29, 1915 and was a resident of Hamden before moving to Branford in 2002. She was a teacher in the Hamden school system for 35 years, a lifetime member of the CT Education Assoc. and the National Education Assoc. A charter member of the National Egg Art Guild since 1978, she was affectionately known as the ''Egg Lady''. She was a communicant of St. Rita Church since 1924. Margaret was predeceased by a brother J. H. FitzGerald. She leaves two nieces, Marilyn M. Campbell and Patricia A. Dymarcik and their children; Paul Jr., Peter, Dennis and Gregg Campbell, David A. Dymarcik, II, and Alexandra ''Missy'' Mitchell, several cousins and many life long friends. Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Rita Church, Whitney Ave. Hamden Wed., August 4 at 10 A.M. Burial in All Saints Cemetery. Arrangements in care of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Memorial contributions may be sent to the VNA Community Healthcare, Inc. 753 Boston Post Rd. Suite 200, Guilford, CT 06437.

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  1. from the few time\’s I met miss fitzgerald she would always come over and talk to you and always have a smile she was a very sweet person and she will be missed by many god love her

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