Florence C. Fisher, 95

-AUG. 13, 2013

August 13, 2013
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Florence Couzens Fisher, 95, formerly of Allentown, Pa., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Homewood Retirement Community, Williamsport, Md.

She was the wife of the late Jack Couzens and Earl A. Fisher.

Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late John E. and Florence (Hansken) Gilbert.

Florence was a seamstress at Metro Decorators for 10 years before retiring in 1980. Previously, she worked at the Westminster Coat Co. for 10 years.

Florence was a former member of St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, Allentown, where she was active in many church groups and embroidered the church vestments.

She was a former member of the Coutourie Society of Allentown, and was a past matron of New Temple 298 Order of the Eastern Star of Allentown.

She also was a former Order of the Eastern Star member in Hagerstown, Md., and Westminster.

Survivors include daughters, Charlotte C. and her husband, Ralph E. Jordan, of Palm Harbor, Fla., and Joanne C. Hood of Hagerstown; sisters, Lillian M. Knight and her husband, Vance A., of Arizona, and Isabelle E. Busch and her husband, Frank, of Huntingdon Valley, Pa.; stepson, David A. Fisher of Bethlehem, Pa.; grandchildren, Tanya and her husband, Travis Starr, Edward F. Hood II, Tricia and her husband, Warren Strite, Alison and her husband, William Lathrop, and Michael Jordan and his wife, Beth; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Jordan, Lily Jordan and Virginia Lathrop; four stepgrandchildren; and seven stepgreat-grandchildren.

Florence was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Mary Alice Miesegaes; and sisters, Ethel J. Gilbert and Mernie E. Voltz.

A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Grandview Cemetery, 2735 Walbert Ave., Allentown.

Arrangements are by Stephens Funeral Home Inc.,

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742; or Benevolent Fund at Homewood Retirement Community, 16505 Virginia Ave., Williamsport, MD 21795.

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