M. Fern Fisher, 77, worked at Slaymaker Lock, PA senior women’s softball team member

By on September 26, 2018

M. Fern Fisher, 77, of Lancaster, passed away on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 at Moravian Manor, Lititz.

Born in East Donegal Township, she was the daughter of the late John K. and Marie C. Ruhl Fisher.

Fern was a faithful and lifetime member of Ruhl’s United Methodist Church, Manheim. She was a 1959 graduate of Donegal High School. Fern was a bookkeeper for the former Slaymaker Lock Company, Lancaster and the former Compass Quarry, Kinzers. She enjoyed playing volleyball, softball, and was a member of the PA senior women’s softball team and the Agri-King Softball team.

Surviving are two brothers: Allen R., husband of Lois Fisher of Fairview; David E., husband of Mary Ann Fisher of Salunga; a sister: Doris E. Heffner of Reading; nieces and nephews: Lucille Fisher, Michelle Miller, Jared Fisher, Mary Beth Fisher, Sarah Fisher, and Lydia Fisher; great-niece: Kiersten Miller; great-nephew; Robert Miller and a great-great-nephew: Gavin Faust.

She was preceded in death by two nephews: Dale Fisher, Michael Miller; and two brothers-in-law: Robert Miller Jr. and Martin Heffner Jr.

Fern’s funeral service was held Sept. 22 at Ruhl’s United Methodist Church, Manheim. Interment was in the adjoining church cemetery.

Those desiring may send contributions in Fern’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603; or Ruhl’s United Methodist Church, 4810 Elizabethtown Road, Manheim, PA 17545.

To place a condolence online, visit BuchFuneral.com. Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, handled the arrangements.

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