July 9, 1930- October 30, 2012
Resident of Santa Clara, CA
Joseph E. Fischer passed away on Tuesday October 30, 2012. He was born in South Bend, Indiana on July 9, 1930, the first child of Helen Suth and Ernest Fischer. During the Korean War he was a U.S. Navy Radio Man. While at port in San Francisco he met his future wife Genevieve Coyne in the early 1950s and was married October 1, 1955. He earned a B.S. from the University of San Francisco in 1978. He retired in 1994 from Ford Aerospace - Loral where he worked for over 30 years .
He is survived by his daughter, Bridget Fischer; son, Eric Fischer; daughter-in-law, Lisa Sammon; granddaughter, Emily Fischer; sister, Mary Ann McSorley and her family; youngest brother, Francis (Fritz) Fischer and his family; sister-in-law, Dolores (Dolly) Fischer and her family.
A memorial mass for Joseph Fischer will occur on December 5 at 11:00 am at St. Clare's Parish Church in Santa Clara, CA.