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Elwood Ira Fitzgerald

October 1, 1928 ~ October 14, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old
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Elwood Ira Fitzgerald Obituary

Elwood I. Fitzgerald, 95, of Waynesboro, passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2023 at Rivers Edge Nursing Home. He was born in Nelson County on October 1, 1928, a son of the late Arthur Newton and Hannah P. (Philipps) Fitzgerald.

Elwood retired from Crompton and greatly enjoyed farming.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Fitzgerald; daughter, Rebecca Lucas; granddaughter, Anglea Lucas; and siblings: Eldrige Fitzgerald, Joe Fitzgerald, James Fitzgerald, Ralph “Tojio” Fitzgerald, Ed Fitzgerald, J.R. Fitzgerald, Wilber “Red” Fitzgerald, Robert Fitzgerald, and Maggie Allen.

Survivors include his son, Randy Fitzgerald; grandsons: Dallas, Eric, and Chris Fitzgerald; great granddaughters: Molly Emmy, and Allie Fitzgerald; siblings, Jean Miller and Geraldine Clements; as well as extended family and friends.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1pm on Saturday, October 21, 2023 at Charlton and Groome Funeral Home with Pastor Billy Coffey officiating. Burial will follow at Augusta Memorial Park. Elwood was a hard working and blue jeans wearing man, so please dress comfortable to attend the service.

Active pallbearers will be Dallas Fitzgerald, Eric Fitzgerald, Chris Fitzgerald, Scott Ryan, Scott Lowery, and Joe Lowery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Waynesboro First Aid Crew, 201 West Broad Street

Waynesboro, VA 22980, or online by visiting

The family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Rivers Edge Nursing Home for their loving care of Elwood and his family.

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October 21, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Chapel of Charlton and Groome Funeral Home
619 Lifecore Drive
Fishersville, VA 22939

Funeral Service
October 21, 2023

1:00 PM
Chapel of Charlton and Groome Funeral Home
619 Lifecore Drive
Fishersville, VA 22939

Interment following funeral service
October 21, 2023

Augusta Memorial Park,
1775 Goose Creek Road
Waynesboro, VA 22980


Waynesboro First Aid Crew
201 West Broad Street, Waynesboro, VA 22980,


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