Donald Melvin "Don" Fisher

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Furlong Funeral Home
140 Cherry St
Marienville, PA

Donald Melvin Fisher, 69, of Leeper, Pa. died Friday at his home from a sudden illness.
Born Aug. 29, 1949, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Isaac M. and Gertrude A. (Gibb) Fisher.
Don graduated from Mars High School. He then went on to obtain an associate degree in electronics from the Gateway Technical Institute in Pittsburgh.
On Oct. 21, 1972, he married the former Brenda J. McClelland at the Mars United Methodist Church in Mars; she survives.
He started his own business, Fisher's Radiator Service in Mars in 1980, and worked there repairing radiators and doing air conditioning service until his retirement in 2008. He was also in the storage unit business in Marienville and Mars.
Don was of the Methodist faith.
He was a previous member of the Kiwanis Club of Mars, Marienville Trail Riders Snowmobile Club and the Graveyard Net Ham Radio Club. He was a ham radio enthusiast and enjoyed hunting, fishing, RV camping, snowmobiling, classic and antique cars, biking and animals, especially his beloved dogs.
In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, Ryan D. Fisher and his wife, Tara, of Raleigh, N.C.; a daughter, Jodi L. Grupp and her husband, John, of Harmony; and five grandchildren, Jordan, Jack, Landon, Torren and Tessa.
FISHER - A visitation for Donald Melvin Fisher, who died Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Furlong Funeral Home, 140 Cherry St., Marienville.
A funeral service will follow at noon at the funeral home with the Rev. Dan Richter officiating.
Interment will follow at the Emlenton Cemetery, Venango County.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to one's local humane society.
Family and friends may leave online condolences, order flowers, light a memorial candle, and obtain additional information at

Published in Butler Eagle on Nov. 19, 2018
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