Allen S. Fischer, 84, of Canal Drive, Pine Grove, died Friday, June 6, 2014 in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest.
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Born in Philadelphia, July 1, 1929, he was a son of the late Alvin and Alice Smith Fischer.
Allen graduated from Overbrook High School in West Philadelphia in 1947 and Drexel University in 1952 with a degree in chemical engineering.
He worked as a chemical engineer for Cabot Corp., Boyertown.
He was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Pine Grove.
Allen loved music and enjoyed playing the French horn. He was a member of the Macungie Band, Catasaqua Band, Allentown Municipal Band, Lykens Band and Tremont Community Band.
Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Gwen Beidleman Fischer; three daughters, Louise and her husband, Pete "Peter" Smith, Littleton, Colo., Donna Fischer, Glen Mills, and Janet and her husband, Kevin Richards, Haddon Heights, N.J.; a son, David and his wife, Donna Fischer, Sinking Spring; and seven grandchildren, Brian Reddick, Drew Beahm, Jacob Beahm, Thomas Richards, Elise Richards, Mark Fischer and Matthew Fischer.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 14 at H.L. Snyder Funeral Home Inc., Pine Grove, with Dr. Ira Lydic officiating. There will be a viewing from noon until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will follow in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Pine Grove. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 19 E. Pottsville St., P.O. Box 68, Pine Grove, PA 17963 in his memory.
H L Snyder Funeral Home Inc
139 S Tulpehocken St Pine Grove, PA 17963
Published in The News Item on June 12, 2014