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Russell Franklin Fisher

Russell Fisher

Russell Franklin Fisher, 88, of Jersey Shore passed away Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021.

Born in East End Salona on Aug. 24, 1933, he was the son of Russell I. and Flossie (Jeriles) Fisher.

Russell served in the 101st Airborne Division of the Army before returning home and marrying the love of his life, the former Patricia Weaver. He was employed at Piper Aircraft for 25 years.

Russell always felt more comfortable on a farm. He spent most of his younger years on his parents’ farm. He was blessed to spend his later years on his daughter, Judy’s, farm.

He loved splitting wood, taking care of cattle, making hay and mowing lawn. At the age of 88, he was still putting hay in the back of his Kabota.

More than anything, he loved his family. Together for 52 years, Russell and Patricia made endless memories with their children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great, great grandchildren.

Russell will be forever missed, but his memory will live forever.

Russell was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Flossie; his wife, Patricia; and his son, Russell Lewis Fisher.

He leaves behind three children: Debra (Steve) Lewis, Judy (Robert) Mundrick and Sara Fisher; five grandchildren: Robert (Vanessa) Mundrick, Ryan (Brandy) Mundrick, Lacey (Nathan) Laubach, Nicole (Don) Andrus and Marie (Eric) Weaver; eight great grandchildren: Taylor (Jake) Martin, Dylan, Kyle, Kayla and Blaine Mundrick, Gabrielle and Dominic Hardy and Emma Mundrick; eleven great grandchildren: Lilly and Gabriel Mundrick, Gage and Chloe Fuller, Lexius Laubach, Devin Andrus, Destiny (Dylan) Homan, Garen (Carleigh) Weaver, Jordan Andrus and Kylan and Jocelyn Weaver; and four great, great grandchildren: Eden and Henry Homan and Rory and Connor Martin.

Also surviving are his brother and sisters: Richard (Jean) Fisher, Maxine (Jack) Copenhaver and Louwella Reeder as well as many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 at 1 p.m. at the Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Inc., 231 High St., Flemington. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Mill Hall.

Friends and family will be received at the funeral home on Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. until the time of the service.

Online condolences may be given by visiting www.donaldwalkerfuneralhome.com.