Donna Lee Fitzgibbon, age 65, passed away from complications of COPD at Atlantic General Hospital on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022.
Born Oct. 17, 1956 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Michael Mackanin and the late Lois Thompson.
She is survived by her husband, Edward N. “Ted” Fitzgibbon Jr. of Ocean Pines, Maryland; mother-in-law, Alice M. Fitzgibbon and the late Edward N. Fitzgibbon Sr. of Annapolis; sister, Karen J. Curlett and the late Charles N. “Chuck” Curlett of Baltimore, her extended caring and loving family including numerous nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.
Donna earned her RN degree at Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and her bachelor’s degree in Nursing at La Roche College, and began her career at Mercy Hospital with tours in the ER and ICU, followed by years of work in the Cardiology Department.
She most recently served as corporate nurse for Three Lower Counties Community Services (Chesapeake Health Care) before her retirement.
Donna met her husband, Ted, while vacationing in Ocean City. She enjoyed deep sea fishing, pleasure boating, gardening and relaxing on the beaches.
A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, at 11 a.m. at the Community Church at Ocean Pines. A reception will be held at Taylors Restaurant following the service.