May 5, 1913 ~ April 14, 2009
Rochester: Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at age 95. A devoted family man, he is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Lydia L. Murray Fischer; his sons, David (Dottie) Fischer Paige, of Woodland CA, Bud Fischer, Bert Fischer (Glenda Marischen) of Rochester; his daughter, Marjorie (Brian) Oyer of Rochester; grandchildren, Elizabeth (Thomas) Schwartz, Mark Oyer (Bethany Clark), Anne Oyer (David Rothrock), Rose Anne (Brett) Cato, of Little Rock, AR, Robin (Regis) Ducatillon, Rachel (Mark) Rasmussen and Erin Paige, all of Woodland, CA; 13 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Laura Clise of Waterloo, NY and Dorothy Murray of Silver Creek, NY; cousin, Bill (Ruth) Fischer of West Seneca, NY; many nieces, nephews and friends. Howie was retired from Eastman Kodak Co., A. and O.D. with 40 years service. He served in WWII with the 712th M.P. Company with service in N. Africa. He was a member of WAKAN-Hubbard Lodge and Rochester Consistory. An avid gardener, he also enjoyed golf, bowling, card games and participating in the Lutheran Men’s Club and Industrial Engineering Breakfast Club. Friends may call Thursday (TODAY) 4-8 PM and Friday 1-4 & 6-9 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Memorial Service will be held Sunday, April 19th 4:00 PM at the Lutheran Church of Concord, 485 Holmes, Rd. Interment Monday, April 20th 11:00 at Maple Grove Cemetery, Waterloo, NY, where Pastor Nathan Krause and Rev. Kevin Maloney will conduct prayers. Following the Interment, all are invited to join the family at Abigail’s Restaurant in Waterloo. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund of Lutheran Church of Concord, 485 Holmes Rd, Rochester, NY 14626, GRASP, PO Box 26741, Rochester, NY 14626 or Save-A-Pet, PO Box 114, Newfane, NY 14108 in his memory.