William FisherApril 19,2014William Fisher
BENNINGTON ó On this day of our Lord, April 16, 2014, Bill Fisher has joined his beloved wife of 64 years, Jean, in Heaven.
The son of Ernest and Mary Fisher, Bill was born on June 23, 1926 and raised in Connellsville, Pa. Bill went on to Serve our Country honorably in the Army during WWII.
He attended West Virginia University with a degree in Botany and continued working in the Forestry field as a Procurement Manager at Koppers Company for 34 years.
He dedicated himself to caring for his wife, Jean until she passed in 2009.
Bill was also predeceased by his brother Bob of Erie, Pa.
He leaves his 3 children and their spouses; Jill Fortier and her husband Mike of Bennington, Eric Fisher and wife Donna of McConnellsburg, Pa. and Bobbie Caslin and her husband Mike of Bennington; seven grandchildren; Julie, Jamie and Jeremy Fortier; Chris Fisher; Jon Fisher and wife Hannah; Nick Davis and wife Sarah; Annie Caslin and seven great grandchildren as well.
The funeral will be held at St. John the Baptist Church in North Bennington on Monday April 21, at 11 a.m. where the Liturgy of Christian Death and Burial will be offered.
Burial will take place at White Chapel Cemetery on Chapel Road, Bennington
In Billís memory please continue to play forward any kind acts or giving to others as he has always done in the past.
Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.
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