Doris T. Fitzpatrick, 86, of Penn Yan passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at The Homestead Nursing Home in Penn Yan.

Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 at the Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, 201 E. Elm St., Penn Yan. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held at noon Saturday, Feb. 2 at St. Michael’s Church in Penn Yan. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Doris was born Dec. 20, 1932 in Poughkeepsie, the youngest daughter of the late Charles U. & Matilda Huhn Stickler. She was a stenographer for Yates County, retiring after 30 plus years. Doris enjoyed knitting, reading, painting, being a part of the prayer group at church, volunteering at the Once Again Shoppe, and being a part of the Democratic committee. She loved her grandchildren and her great-grandson.

She is survived by her sons, Kevin (Susan) Fitzpatrick of West Henrietta, and Brian (Karen) Fitzpatrick of Penn Yan; grandchildren, Nicole (Jeff Anderson), Andrea (Dmitriy) Kuzmenko, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Ryan (Candice Lasher) and Kirsten (Dave Salone) Fitzpatrick; and great-grandson, Lucas Alexander Salone.

Doris was predeceased by her husband of 47 years, Robert J. Fitzpatrick Nov. 14, 2003; several sisters’ and one brother.

Family and friends may sign the guestbook at

Memorial donations may be made in Doris’s name to St. Michael’s Church, 210 Keuka St., Penn Yan, N.Y. 14527 or to The Homestead Nursing Home, 418 N. Main St., Penn Yan, N.Y. 14527.