Herbert Leroy "Herb" Fisher
1943 - 2021
BORN
1943
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Greenidge Funeral Home Inc
301 Absecon Blvd
Atlantic City, NJ
Fisher, Herbert Leroy "Herb", - 78, of Mays Landing, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. "Herb" as he was affectionately known was born and raised in Atlantic City, where he attended the local public schools. He graduated from Atlantic City High School and received a Bachelor's from Stockton State College. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and received a Purple Heart. Herb worked as a Youth Counselor and Job Developer for Atlantic Human Resources, Inc. Herb continued his work in the social service field working for Atlantic City's Recreation Department and as a substitute teacher for the Atlantic City Board of Education. He was one of the original organizers of the Greater Atlantic City Youth Association/Dolphins Football, he was inspired to continue to reach out and mentor the youth, counsel young adults and be a caregiver when the opportunity arose. He was also influential in establishing local ministries. He was the administrator of Friendship Outreach Ministries, a board member and treasurer of the Neighborhood Life Center, a subsidiary of CWCW Ministries. Herb was a day one employee at the Borgata where he worked until his retirement in 2018. He is predeceased by: his parents, Eunice and Leroy Fisher; brother, Robert Fisher and brother-in-law, Tyrone Williams. Herb is survived by: his siblings, Howard Fisher, Arnold Fisher, Patricia Williams, Lovie Gooding, Veronica Fisher and Octavia Napier (Norman); a special friend, Helen Shepperson; adopted son and caregiver, Lamar Fisher (Dana); and a host of other family members and friends. Funeral services will be Noon, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, Cathedral Grace Family Church, 3901 Filbert Avenue, Atlantic City, New Jersey, where friends may call from 11AM. Interment to follow in Atlantic County Veterans Cemetery, Estell Manor, New Jersey. Arrangements entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., where condolences may be left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com.
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Published by The Press of Atlantic City on Jul. 22, 2021.
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As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Alice
Work
July 27, 2021
Herbie was a friend and classmate.Condolences to each family member,especially Octavia.Herbie led an extensive and purposeful life.The Purple Heart was quite an achievement among other accomplishments.
Rosemary A.Griffin
Friend
July 25, 2021
Remembering Herbie. Rest in Peace. My condolences to his family at this very sad time.
Pamela Garrett Mobley
July 24, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Leon and Gina Murray
Gina Murray
July 22, 2021
Sharon and Glenn Pratt
Other
July 22, 2021
Sharon and Glenn Pratt
Other
July 22, 2021
Our deepest condolences to the Fisher Family over the loss of their loved one Herbert "Herbie" Fisher; may he rest in peace. May God grant you strength and comfort at this time of sorrow.
Sharon and Glenn Pratt
Other
July 22, 2021
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