Edward Terry Fitzgerald, 72, died June 21, 2010, at Indian River Medical Center, Vero Beach.
He was born in St. Louis and lived in Vero Beach. He earned a master’s degree in engineering from Santa Clara University.
During more than 40 years in aeronautical engineering, he worked for most of the major aerospace firms. He retired in 2002 from Lockheed-Martin Corp.
He was a Eucharistic minister at St. Sebastian’s Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Sallyanne Fitzgerald of Vero Beach; three daughters; and five grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Sebastian Catholic Church, 13075 U.S. 1, Sebastian, FL 32958.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. June 30 at St. Sebastian Catholic Church with the Rev. John Morrissey officiating.
Visitation will follow the Mass from 1 to 1:30 p.m. June 30 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Bartow, with graveside services at 1:30 p.m. at Wildwood Cemetery, Bartow.
Arrangements are by Strunk Funeral Home, Sebastian. A guestbook is available at strunkfuneralhome.com.