Traverse City Record-Eagle
---- — TRAVERSE CITY — Joy L. (Conger) Fitzpatrick, 74, of Traverse City, formerly of Elk Rapids, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2013, at Bortz Health Care. Joy was born on Oct. 2, 1938, the daughter of Charles and Emma (Myers) (Campbell) Wenz.
In her earlier years Joy was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and Elk Rapids Baptist Church.
Joy worked for Lear Corporation for many years before retiring.
She had a passion for caring for her family and enjoyed the simple things in life, such as going to yard sales and flea markets, traveling with her husband and very much enjoyed the Buckley Old Engine Show.
Joy is survived by her son, Terry Charles (Janet) Conger; grandson, Terry James Conger; one great-granddaughter, Gabriella Conger; twin sister, Joyce (Mike) Winters; also many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Penny Conger in 1963; husband, Barney Conger in 1983; husband, Barney Fitzpatrick in 1997; 12 siblings; and grandson, Justin Conger.
There are no services planned at this time.
Please share your condolences at www.CovellFuneralHomes.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home in Traverse City; (231) 946-6515.