Robert A. 'Bob' Fisher
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Robert A. "Bob" Fisher, 84, of Zelienople passed away Sunday at the Evergreen Nursing Home in Harmony.
Born March 31, 1928, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late William and Laura (Bascourt) Fisher.
Bob was a goodhearted man whose endless hard work provided a wonderful life for his wife and children. In 1967, he purchased and operated the Steer Inn Wheel in Penn Hills. He opened Fisher's Bar and Restaurant in Zelienople in 1978, where he proudly worked alongside his wife and son until 1985 when his son took over management.
He was affectionately known as "Pap" by those who had the pleasure of knowing and loving him, but above all, Bob was a devoted family man who cherished the time spent with his family.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his two loving children, Bryan Fisher and his wife, Alice, of Zelienople and Dori Hamilton and her husband, David, of Blue Ash, Ohio; his five dear siblings, Betty Ford, Celine Bruwelheide, William Fisher, Jack Fisher and Regina Fisher; five loving grandchildren, Jeff Fisher and his wife, Dana, Rachel Suojanen and her husband, Mike, Jamie Lynn Begley and her husband, Dan, Bryan Fisher Jr. and Jon Fisher and his fiancée, Elyse Javor; and five precious great-grandchildren, J.J. Fisher, Lahela Suojanen, Emmy Fisher, Payton Fisher and Anna Begley.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 50 years, Emmy W. (Schade) Fisher, who he married Nov. 29, 1951, and who passed away on May 28, 2002.
FISHER - Robert A. "Bob" Fisher passed away Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. Bob's family will welcome friends from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Boylan Funeral Home, 324 E. Grandview Ave., Zelienople. A blessing service will be celebrated at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Regis Ryan officiating.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made in Bob's honor in support of the
, 1110 Liberty Blvd., Suite E, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
Online condolences and directions are available at www.boylanfuneralhome.com.
Published in Butler Eagle on Oct. 30, 2012