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Theresa “Tess” Fitzgerald, Brighton NY


Brighton – Deceased 8/24/2023. Predeceased by Randy Hendrickson, her true love and father of her children, and also by her parents. She is survived by her children, Jessica (Brad) Winchell, Juniper (Eric) Wilder, Simeon (Dena Barrett) Hendrickson; grandchildren, Catie Winchell, Scarlett and Reid Wilder; 10 brothers and sisters; numerous nieces and nephews.

Tess was an amazing mother, avid gardener and artist, a chemist, a foster parent, a hospice and Peace Corps volunteer, a special needs teacher, and an organ donor.

Friends may call Wednesday, August 30 from 4-7PM at the funeral chapel (2305 Monroe Ave.). A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, August 31, 10:30AM at the Webster Arboretum (1700 Schlegel Rd) with lunch to follow. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the below organizations. To share a memory of Tess or send a condolence to the family, visit

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