Emma Fischer, 72, of Boardman, Ohio, peacefully passed away Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, with her loving family by her side.?
She was born Feb. 22, 1945, in Germany, the daughter of Robert and Eugenia (Bobenko) Fischer and came to the United States in 1952.?
Emma was a heartfelt supporter for the NFStrong organization, a Neurofibromatosis Network to provide awareness, treatment and a cure. During a 5K walk in Boardman Park, Emma said, "I wish that no child will ever suffer with Neurofibromatosis and hope that my life would be an opportunity to create awareness. I love my family and friends who have helped me through these challenging times."?
Emma leaves behind to hold onto her precious memories: her siblings, Edward Fischer of Sharon; Emilie (Dominic) Gangale, with whom she had lived since she was 18; Rudolph (Susan) Fischer of Oklahoma; and Ralph (Evelyn) Fischer of North Carolina; along with many nieces, nephews and friends.?
Besides her parents, Emma was preceded in death by a sister, Katherine Petrovich.
Memorial contributions may be made in Emma's name to NF Michigan, Box 6026, Grand Rapids, MI 49516 or by calling 616-451-3695.
Emma, 72, Boardman, Ohio.
Services: Were private. Family and friends may visit www.rossisantuccifh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook and send condolences to Emma's family.
Burial: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hermitage.
Arrangements by ROSSI & SANTUCCI FUNERAL HOME, 4221 Market St., Boardman, Ohio.
Published on September 2, 2017