Bruce Calvin Fitzhugh. 79, of Beccaria, passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
Born on January 1, 1938 in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Charles W. and Ella (Quimby) Fitzhugh.
Bruce was a member of St. Basil the Great Catholic Church, Coalport, and VFW Post 7043, Coalport. He was a US Navy Veteran.
He worked for 18 years as a police officer for the NSA and for 16 years as a tugboat operator for Bethlehem Steel.
Bruce will be deeply missed by his wife Joanne (Matastasio) Fitzhugh, one daughter, Kelley Ann Starr of Clearfield, one son, Robert Fitzhugh of York, PA; four grandchildren, Carmen Robosson, Jade Wong, Ian and Austin Fitzhugh; and one great-grandson, Lonnie Robosson, Jr.
He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one grandson, Shane Wong; six brothers, Norman, Maurice, Ronald, Clifton, and two infants; and seven sisters, Vera Zephir, Flora Wight, Dolores Klump, and four infants.
Family will receive friends 2-4 & 6-8 PM Tuesday, and 8:30-9:15 am Wednesday in Kruise-Spewock Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Ramey. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 AM Wednesday in St. Basil the Great Catholic Church, Coalport, with Rev. Zab Amar as celebrant. Interment with military honors will follow in Allemansville Cemetery.