Edward Ewald FisherDecember 16, 1927 ~ July 20, 2017 (age 89)
Edward E. Fisher, 89, passed away on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the Governor’s Center, Westfield. He was born in Kramniek, Poland to the late Gottlieb and Marianna (Penczek) Fiszer. Edward is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Alma (Stich) Fisher of Westfield, his loving children, Ruth Deacon and her fiancé Kenneth Laxton of Southwick, David E. Fisher and his wife Jory of Bel Air, MD, his daughter-in-law, Kimberly Liptak Fisher of Arizona, his cherished ten grandchildren and three great-grandsons, his siblings, Wanda Turner of Longmeadow, Olga Lachapelle of Bath, Maine, Gertrude Fischer of Florence, MA, Richard Fischer of Southbridge, MA, and many nieces and nephews in the U.S. and Europe. Ed was predeceased by a son Timothy Fisher in 1995 and by four brothers, Peter, Albert, John and Emil. The oldest of 9 children, Eddie emigrated from war-torn Europe to seek his fortune and succeeded in helping bring his mother and siblings to this country. Edward was the proud owner/president of Westfield Construction Company. He built both residential and commercial properties throughout New England. His love of woodworking and horticulture would often find him whistling a happy tune in his workshop and greenhouse. He enjoyed watching the Red Sox win, “cheating” at Saturday night card games, and “paying it forward” by helping many in any way he could. Eddie was the proverbial “Mr. Fix It”, and a real life “Mr. Tool Man”. A devoted member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, he lovingly served God with his many talents. Edward was a member of various church clubs/organizations and held several positions including trustee and cemetery association chair. His priorities in life were always God and Family. Donations in Edward’s name can be made to St. John’s Church, or their Cemetery Association, 60 Broad St., Westfield, MA 01085. His funeral will be held on Monday, July 24, 2017 at 10 AM in St. John’s Lutheran Church, Broad St. Westfield, followed by burial in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Lockhouse Rd. Westfield. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday from 2-4PM in the Firtion Adams FS, 76 Broad St. Westfield, MA 01085 and prior to the service at the church.