Howard T. Fitzsimmons

NEW WATERFORD – Howard T. Fitzsimmons, 64, died at 7:20 p.m. Thursday at Hospice House in Poland.

Born Jan. 8, 1949, in Salem, he was the son of the late Francis and Ruth (Lehr) Fitzsimmons.

Mr. Fitzsimmons had most recently been self employed as an expediter for Tri-State Expediting and previous to that was in business administration and management for many years.

Survivors include his wife, the former Neoma Jean Sherrill, whom he married Nov. 9, 1979; two sons, Jason T. (Jennifer) Fitzsimmons of Fairfield Township and Warren Andrews III of East Palestine; four daughters, Abby (Eric) Gustafson of Lowellville, Christine Pierce and Janet Andrews, both of Columbiana and Patricia (John) Cresanto of East Palestine; a sister, Betty Shingleton of Belpre; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home in Columbiana with the Rev. Jenna Brown officiating. Burial will follow Crest Haven Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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