Ernest L. Fisher, 82, of Grove City, died March 11, 2018, in his home with his family by his side. He died after a short and courageous battle with lymphoma.
He was born Aug. 16, 1935, in Sheakleyville to Roy Mathias Fisher and Elsie McCracken Fisher.
He married Joanne Limber on Feb. 4, 1961, in Franklin.
He was employed many years by A&P Tea Co. then worked at and retired from General Electric Co. in Grove City in 1998.
He also served his country in the U.S. Army as a supply sergeant.
He was an active member of Grace United Methodist Church. He enjoyed his family, golfing, traveling, his bowling league and playing cards with friends.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Joanne; his daughter, Joyce (Dave) Zurn of Sewickley and their children, Jennifer (Bryan Ayres) Zurn and their sons (Rohnin and Issac), and David (Dana) Zurn. He is also survived by his daughter, Gayle (Paul) Wyant of Franklin and their sons, Christopher (fiancee, Dani Calkins) Wyant and Dustin (Kelly) Wyant and their daughter, Addyson.
He is also survived by two sisters, Norma Limberg and Helen Taylor, both of Grove City; and many nieces and nephews.
A special thank you goes out to a very exceptional niece who spent many nights as Ernie's partner playing cards.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Kenny Fisher, Martha McIntyre and Betty Ford.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Grace United Methodist Church, Memorial Fund, Elevator Fund.
Ernest L., 82, of Grove City.
Calling hours: 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday (3-15-18) at CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME INC., 306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City, and from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday (3-17-18) in the chapel of Grace United Methodist Church, 210 S. Broad St. Grove City.
Service: A celebration of Ernie's life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, with the Revs. Willard Morse and Dr. Edward P. Saxman officiating.
Burial: Mount Irwin Cemetery, Venango County.
Published on March 12, 2018