Calvin E. Fisher of Portersville passed away the evening of July 18, 2016, at his residence. He was 88.
Born in New Castle on Dec. 11, 1927, he was a son of Clyde W. and Margaret H. Pizor Fisher.
On June 24, 1950, he married Frances E. Barron Fisher, who preceded him in death on Nov. 10, 2013.
After graduating from Eastbrook High School, he served in the U.S. Navy.
He was the co-owner of Miller and McKnight Coal Co. and the owner of Cal Fisher Jewelry.
Mr. Fisher served on the Laurel School Board. He enjoyed working on and restoring cars and tractors with his nephew, Thomas Fisher.
He is survived by: two daughters, Jeanne Park and Mary Ann (Gregory) Tomo, Portersville; five grandchildren, Michele (Jamie ) Schmid, Mindy (Jarrod) Fries, Kelly Tomo, Alan (Katie) Tomo, and Leah (Michael) Francic; and 12 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, C. Willis Fisher; an infant sister, Dorothy Fisher; and a great-grandson, Jonah Gregory Francic.
Calvin E., 88, Portersville.
Calling hours: 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday (7-21-16) and 10 a.m. to time of service Friday (7-22-16) in R. CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY, Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.cunninghamfh.com.
Service: Funeral at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. John Yergan officiating.
Burial: Mount Hermon Cemetery.
Published on July 19, 2016