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Joe Ann "Kandy" (Canady) Fischer

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Joe Ann "Kandy" (Canady) Fischer In Memoriam
FISCHER, Joe Ann Canady Joe Ann Canady Fischer, Kandy to those who were lucky enough to know her, passed from this Earth on January 2, 2019. Kandy was born on June 27, 1930 in Austin, Texas to parents, Monte Gray and Myrtle Cooper Canady. Her younger brother Bill Canady, preceded her in death in 2006. Bill is survived by his wife, Jerlene Canady, of Austin. Kandy graduated from Austin High School in 1948. She married the love of her life, Eugene "Gene" Francis Fischer, at St. Mary's Cathedral in Austin, Texas on October 14, 1950. Gene and Kandy were lovingly married for 68 years. In her younger years, Kandy worked for Southwestern Bell. She then worked as a seasonal tax examiner for the Internal Revenue Service. Gene and Kandy were blessed with four children, David Howard Fischer, Daniel Gray Fischer, Nancy Kay Heaton, and Larry Eugene Fischer. Her oldest son, David, whose untimely passing was a result of his diagnosis with ALS, preceded Kandy in death. His wife, Virginia Fischer, survives David. Gene and Kandy made the most of their years together. Kandy was renowned for having the best garden on the block. She also enjoyed bird watching, playing bridge, antiquing, and spending time with family and friends. Kandy was also devout member of Saint Helen's Catholic Church in Georgetown. Kandy is survived by her beloved husband, Gene; her remaining children and their families; Daniel Fischer and his wife, Cyndi, of Pflugerville; Nancy Heaton and her husband, Ted, of Austin; Larry Fischer and his wife, Tish, of Austin; and her grandchildren, Meredythe Heaton, Margaret Heaton, Bree Fischer, Blaine Fischer, Jordan Fischer and his wife, Kelsey. A mass and celebration of Kandy's life for family and friends was held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Saint Helen's Catholic Church located at 2700 E. University Avenue, Georgetown, Texas 78626. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in David Fischer's name to the ALS Association (local chapter), 1315 Sam Bass Circle, Unit B5, Round Rock, Texas 78681, 512-371-1718. Kandy was dearly loved and will be greatly missed. You may share a message or memory in the online memorial guestbook at www.RamseyFuneral.com.
Published in Austin American-Statesman on Jan. 11, 2019
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