Mary Ann Ruth Fitzgibbon

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March 11, 1932 ˜ December 17,

Mary Ann Ruth Fitzgibbon of Vancouver, WA, passed away on Monday, December 17th, 2018. She was 86 years old. Mary Ann was born March 11th, 1932 to Oscar and Eleanor Thompson in Aberdeen, WA where she grew up one of seven children. She graduated from Weatherwax High School in 1949 and then moved to Vancouver, WA where she has lived ever since.
Mary Ann was a mother of seven children, grandmother of seventeen and great-grandmother of fifteen.
She retired from working in the Chem lab at Bonneville Power Ross substation.
Mary Ann was a fabulous mother, champion of women and women’s sports, lover of nature, music, sports and art, all of which she exuberiently shared with her children and friends. She made a hard life fun. Painter, gardener, knitter, coach, jitterbug dancer, talented maker of many things. Resilient, funny, courageous, long-suffering, inspiring. She was one tough cookie who was deeply loved and will be deeply missed by many.
There will be an open house celebration of her life on Sunday, January 27th, 2019 at the Historic Covington House at 4201 Main Street, Vancouver, WA 98663 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
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Published in The Columbian on Dec. 30, 2018
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