Martha Ann Fitzpatrick Dixon, age 81, of Audubon, PA passed peacefully in her sleep at Kindred Care Hospital in Havertown, PA on September 26, 2022.
Martha was born in New York City, the daughter of Edward John and Florence McAuley Fitzpatrick, and grew up in Jackson Heights, New York.
She graduated from the Mary Lewis Academy, Jamaica Estates, New York and then St. Joseph’s College for Women in Brooklyn, New York. She subsequently graduated from New York University with an MBA in Finance.
Martha had a rewarding career in both finance and technology at Mobil Oil, Chase Bank, and Lukens Steel.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Frederick “Fred” Dixon, her sister, Margaret “Margie” Fitzpatrick Donlon and her brother-in-law John “Jack” Donlon. She is also survived by her sister-in-law Barbara Dixon Woodcock, niece Pamela (Frank) Bennett, nephews John (Brenda) Woodcock, Steven Woodcock, and many loving cousins.
Martha strongly believed in the power of prayer, instilled in her by her parents and had great pride in her Irish heritage. She prayed twice a day for all she knew of who needed prayers. She was a Eucharistic Minister for her church, Saint Teresa of Avila, Audubon, PA
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Martha’s name to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, Texas 75284-0692, or St. Teresa of Avila, 1260 S. Trooper Road, Audubon, PA 19403.