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Catherine Orr Fisher

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Catherine Orr Fisher passed away at Hendersonville Health and Rehab after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. The family wishes to thank the dedicated and loving staff on Hall 5 and Hospice. Catherine was the daughter of the late O.C. Orr, Sr. and Catherine McCall Orr. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Claude F. Fisher.
She was a proud Bearcat graduating in 1954 with Most Athletic Honors. She worked in the field of Data Processing and retired from the Buncombe County School Board. Before her illness she loved all athletics and loved to travel.
Catherine is survived by her daughter, Catherine Jennings and son-in-law, Thomas Jennings; son, Michael D. Fisher, Retired U.S. Air Force and wife, Amanda Staples Fisher; two granddaughters, Eliza Fisher and Molly Fisher. She is also survived by her two devoted brothers, O.C. Carroll Orr, Jr. and Glenn Leonard Orr.
A Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at Oakdale Cemetery with the Reverend Anthony Reese officiating.
No formal visitation is planned.
"A mother holds her children's hands for only a short time but their hearts Forever".
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Times-News from Nov. 19 to Nov. 20, 2015
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