Dennis M. Fitzgerald, 68, of Mattawan, passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Brookdale Assisted Living Center in Portage. He was born October 11, 1950 to Michael and Jacqueline (Meehan) Fitzgerald in Kalamazoo. Dennis worked as a maintenance supervisor for Mattawan Public Schools for over twenty years. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed working on his small farm, hunting, and taking long walks in the wilderness. He is preceded in death by his parents. Dennis is survived by his children Jessica Buchinno of Kalamazoo and Christopher (Hope) Fitzgerald of Mattawan, siblings Michael (Terry) Fitzgerald of Ajic, Mexico, Kevin (Sue) Fitzgerald Elk Rapids, Michigan, and Pat (Elizabeth) Fitzgerald of South Haven, and three grandchildren Jemma, Beckett, and Zyla. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Lakeview Cemetery in South Haven. Contributions may be made in Dennis' memory to the Alzheimer's Association, Michigan Great Lakes Chapter 564 S Main St., Suite 200, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Kindly share your thoughts and memories on the family's online guestbook at www.FilbrandtFFH.com. The family is being helped by the Filbrandt Family Funeral Home in South Haven, 637-0333.