Rita Fisher

Rita Fisher, 88, of Forest City, died Monday afternoon at home. Her husband, Andrew Fisher, died in 2000.

Born May 6, 1924, in Forest City, daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Kurtz McCabe, she was a graduate of Forest City High School and worked at area dress factories. She was a member of Ascension Parish of Forest City and quilted with the ladies in the church. Most of all, she loved her grandchildren.

Surviving are a son, Gene Fisher and wife, Michele, Port Orange, Fla.; a daughter, Andrea Kresge and husband, Norm, Las Vegas; grandchildren, Brian Fisher, Forest City; and Tracy Apostolico and husband, Tony, Forest City; nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, John and Pat McCabe; and two sisters, Agnes Bifano and Dorothy Whitecavage.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, Forest City. Interment, St. Anthony's Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Rita's name to the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, www.hospicesacred heart.org.

Arrangements by the Kevin M. Lesjack Funeral Home, 513 Main St., Forest City. Condolences: www.lesjackfuner alhome.com.

Funeral Home

Kevin M. Lesjack Funeral Home
513 Main Street Forest City, PA 18421
(570) 785-3153

Published in Scranton Times on Apr. 10, 2013