May 12, 1937 - January 15, 2021
UTICA – James Robert “Bob” Fischer, Sr., 83, passed away on January 15, 2021, at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare. Bob was born on Mary 12, 1937, in Newark, NJ, the son of John and Anna (Lemmermeier) Fischer. He was a graduate of Red Bank Catholic High School and Monmouth College. On April 11, 1959, Bob married Mary Ann Havens in St. James Church, Red Bank, a blessed union of 61 years. He was an accountant for various businesses and after retiring became a manager for Hess Corporation. Surviving besides his beloved wife, Mary Ann are three children, Kathleen Fischer-Handzel, Utica, Cheryl (Steve) Allen, New Hartford and James (Jeannine) Fischer, Jr., Syracuse; brother, Ken (Audrey) Fischer, Sr., New Jersey; sister-in-law, Pauline Satter, New Jersey; grandchildren, Michael (Karie) Fischer, Whitesboro, Christopher (Deana) Handzel, Marcy, Alexander Handzel, Utica, Caitlynn (Brendan) Kehoe, Ballston Spa, Jared (Natalie) Allen, Oklahoma, Abigail Fischer, Syracuse and Gillian Fischer, Syracuse; great-grandchildren, Rylie, Kaidan and Chayse Fischer, Cecelia and Madelyn Handzel and Chloe-Ann Kehoe; Godson and nephew, Ken (Lynda) Fischer, Jr., New Jersey; nephews and nieces, Bill (Kathy) Fischer, Ohio, Tom Shea, Sandy (Eric) Scheuer, and John (Trisa) Satter, all of New Jersey, as well as great-nieces and great-nephews. He was predeceased by his siblings, Charles Fischer and Laverne Shea; grandchildren, JohnRobert Fischer and son-in-law, Frank Handzel. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated on Wednesday at 1:30 pm at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes. Inurnment will be in Resurrection Chapel Mausoleum. Those wishing to attend Mass virtually may do so using the following link: https://www.youtube.com/c/JoeSalernoOLOL In lieu of flowers, please consider remembrances in Bob’s name to MVHS Covid-19 Relief Fund at mvhealthsystem.org/donate. Envelopes will be available at the Mass.
UTICA – James Robert “Bob” Fischer, Sr., 83, passed away on January 15, 2021, at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare. Bob was born on Mary 12, 1937, in Newark, NJ, the son of John and Anna (Lemmermeier) Fischer. He was a graduate... View Obituary & Service Information
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