OXFORD - Frederick E. Fisher, 85, a resident of Margaretville for more than 20 years, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at the Veterans Home at Oxford.
He was born Sept. 15, 1931 in New York City.
The son of Albert and Julia Fisher, Fred was a devoted husband and father, and was happily married to May Fisher for 64 years.
An influential man who accomplished many things in his life, he was honorably discharged from the United States Air Force as a master sergeant and Korean war vet.
Fred was also a hunter safety instructor for Andes, worked at New York Bell Telephone Company in Manhattan and its special task force for several years. Before moving to Margaretville, he lived in Colonia, New Jersey.
Fred is survived by his two sons, Fred and John; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was predeceased by his wife, May; and son, Robert John Fisher.
Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Aug. 19, at Hynes Funeral Home, 48 Walnut St., Margaretville, followed by a funeral service with the Rev. Donna officiating.
Donations in memory of Fred E. Fisher may be made to Margaretville Hospital Ambulance Fund.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.
Published on August 15, 2017