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Frank B. Fisher

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Frank B. Fisher

Frank B. Fisher, age 92, passed away peacefully on December 9, 2013.

He was the beloved husband for 65 years of the late Norma (nee Larsen); dearest father of Donald (Lee), Jeffrey (Carol), Douglas (Melissa) Fisher and Kathryn (Jeffrey) Spaeth; loving grandfather of John (Jenny), Thomas, Gregory, Tyler, Shelby Fisher and Julie Fisher (deceased), Amy (Brian) Vavra, and Michael and Alexandra Spaeth; great-grandfather of Bailey Fisher and brother-in-law of Jacqueline Krabill.

Frank was born in 1921 in Lisbon, Ohio, and served with the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific during World War II. He graduated from Hiram College and received his MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania before embarking on a lifelong banking career that brought him to Cleveland from New York City. Frank was President of Capital National Bank and Regional President of BancOhio National Bank before its acquisition by National City Bank. He served as President of the Ohio Banker's Association, Treasurer of the American Cancer Society National Board of Trustees, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Hiram College, and was a member of the Union Club and The Country Club. He enjoyed spending time with his family, golfing, vacations, and his retirement with Norma to Sanibel Island, Florida. The family offers special thanks to the staff at Laurel Lake in Hudson, Ohio, and the caretakers from Crossroads Hospice for their kindness and support during Dad's illness.

No visitation. Private interment. A memorial service will be held at 12 Noon Friday, January 3, 2014 at the First Congregational Church of Hudson, 47 Aurora Street, Hudson, Ohio 44236. The family would appreciate contributions in Frank's memory to the Fisher All-Faith Chapel at Hiram College, c/o Hiram College Development Office, P.O. Box 87, Hiram, Ohio 44234. Arrangements by JOHNSON ROMITO FUNERAL HOME, HUDSON, OH 44236 (330-650-4181).

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Published in Akron Beacon Journal from Dec. 13 to Dec. 29, 2013
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