William S. Fisher, 83

November 27, 2008

APRIL 19, 1925-NOV. 26, 2008

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - William S. Fisher, 83, of Manorcare Health Services and formerly of Shimpstown Road, Mercersburg, Pa., died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born April 19, 1925, in St. Thomas, Pa., he was the son of the late Howard and Rachel Reeder Fisher.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Johanna Moyer Fisher, on July 15, 2008. They were married Feb. 25, 1951.

He operated Fisher Family Farm with his wife and children into the late 1980s.

He was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ of Mercersburg.

He was a member of Dairy Co-op Association of Lancaster, Pa.

He is survived by two daughters, Cindy L. Miller of Clifton, Va., and Lisa A. Keefer of Mercersburg; two sons, Michael L. Fisher and Roger W. Fisher, both of Mercersburg; five sisters, Edna Miley, Doris Scott and Mary Heinbaugh, all of Chambersburg, Joyce Bard of St. Thomas, Pa., and June Hoover of Falling Spring Nursing Center, Chambersburg; four brothers, Glenn Fisher, John Fisher, Wayne Fisher and Larry Fisher, all of St. Thomas; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by one daughter, Barbara A. Fisher; two sisters, Helen Fisher and Gladys Appenzellar; and one brother, Roy Fisher.

Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Thomas Assembly of God Church. The Rev. Alvin Hezlep will officiate. Burial will be in St. Thomas Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home in Mercersburg and Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Thomas Assembly of God Church, 173 Rhondel Drive, St. Thomas, PA 17252 or to Trinity United Church of Christ, 129 E. Seminary St., Mercersburg, PA 17236.

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