99th birthday planned at Shepherd of the Valley nursing home

Vivian Fitzsimmons

NEW WATERFORD — A card shower is being planned for Vivian Fitzsimmons, who will be celebrating her 99th birthday this month.

Mrs. Fitzsimmons was born in Elkton on Nov. 29, 1921. She grew up in the Elkton area and graduated from Lisbon High School. She was a longtime resident of New Waterford.

She and her husband, Walter, married in 1940. Mr. Fitzsimmons passed away on March 13, 1986.

They have two sons, Arnold (Rita) Fitzsimmons of New Waterford and Alan Fitzsimmons in South Carolina; four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, 11 step-grandchildren and 17 step-great-grandchildren. She also is survived by a sister-in-law, Lucille Fitzsimons of Columbiana.

Mrs. Fitzsimmons worked as a secretary for the New Waterford and Fairfield/Waterford school districts for 21 years. She was a longtime member of Presbyterian Church of New Waterford.

Cards can be sent to Shepherd of the Valley, 301 W. Western Reserve Road, Poland, Ohio, 44514. Her room number is 210.


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