Brooklyn Kate Fitzgerald

Published 7:00 am Friday, January 10, 2020

Brooklyn Kate Fitzgerald passed away peacefully on Tuesday afternoon, January 7, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 29 years old.

Brooklyn was an avid Saints and LSU fan. She loved to fish and hunt, and loved working with children. She was a special angel given to everyone who came in contact with her, and touched many lives during her time on Earth.

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She was the loving daughter of Shannon Fitzgerald (Jerry Ruiz); granddaughter of Dr. Sharon Guepet and Timothy Fitzgerald Sr. (Joycelyn); sister of Madelyn (Josh), Ashlyn, and Jaxson; niece of Timothy Fitzgerald Jr. (Michelle), Michelle Schlaudecker (Ray), and Michael Walters (Brandy); and had many great-aunts, great-uncles, and cousins.

A special appreciation to Daren Bowden, Patricia Jarrell, Beth Warren, and Lisa Young, as well as the support and care of the nurses and doctors at Ochsner Foundation Hospital, the staff at J.F. Gauthier Elementary, and many other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Brooklyn’s memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Memorial Mass to celebrate her life at GRACE FUNERAL HOME, 450 Holy Trinity Drive, Covington, on Sunday afternoon, January 12, 2020 at 2:30. Visitation will begin at 12:30, and a short reception will follow Mass. Saints and LSU attire is suggested. An online guestbook is available at