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Dallas R. “Chuck” Fisher

Posted By DeBord-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory On June 29, 2014 @ 2:46 pm In Obituaries | 11 Comments

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Dallas R. “Chuck” Fisher, 63 of Lancaster, PA passed away on June 29th at Hospice and Community Care, Mt. Joy, after a courageous 2 1/2 year battle against cancer. Born in Ephrata, PA, he was the son of the late Dallas R., Sr. and Janet Jeuell Fisher. He was the husband of Sarah Young Fisher to whom he was married for 39 years.

A 1968 graduate of Cocalico High School, Chuck also graduated from Juniata College with additional credits from Penn State and Millersville Universities. He was a quality control manager at Thermacore, Inc. for the past thirteen years. Previous employment was at the Hershey Medical Center, RCA, Donsco, Korde King and KD Tool.

Chuck was a 30 year member of First United Methodist Church in Lancaster where he was an usher leader and past member of Church Council.

Chuck coached HYA soccer and helped coach HYA Volleyball. He was a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for the Hempfield Area Recreation Commission. The past ten years, he was an accomplished runner, who completed a half marathon at 58. But most of all, he loved attending his children’s volleyball matches: Hempfield boys and girls teams and Catie at Carnegie Mellon.

In addition to his wife, Sarah, Chuck is survived by a son, Robert John Fisher of Lancaster, a daughter, Mary Catherine (Catie) Fisher of Broadview Heights, OH, a niece, Tiffany Jones of California and a nephew, James Robert Jones of Lancaster County.

He was predeceased by his brother, James Robert Jones.

Chuck should be remembered as a wonderful father, husband, friend and worker.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a memorial service from First United Methodist Church, corner of Duke and Walnut Sts., Lancaster, PA on Saturday, July 12th at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. J. William Lentz, Jr. and the Rev. Dr. Kent E. Kroehler officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service as well as following the service. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Please omit flowers. If desired, contributions in Chuck’s memory may be sent to: Hempfield Parents Volleyball Association,  c/o Grant Shultz  2531 Ironville Pike, Columbia, PA 17512, or Schreiber Pediatric Center, 625 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603.

Condolences for the family of “Dallas R. “Chuck” Fisher”

Condolence from Helen S. Adams on June 30th, 2014 7:40 am


Bill and I offer sympathy on the loss of your husband Dallas. In no way is it possible for us to know how deeply you feel about the death of your husband of 39 years. May your children and many memories of happy times mitigate your grief.

Bill and Helen Adams
Juniata ’57

Condolence from Nancy Eberly on June 30th, 2014 6:28 pm

Sarah, my deepest sympathies on the loss of a really good guy. He will be missed by all who knew him. My prayers are with you.

Condolence from Patti Smedley and Bill Haynes on June 30th, 2014 8:04 pm

Sarah ,
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Patti Smedley and Bill Haynes

Condolence from Amy K. on June 30th, 2014 11:02 pm

Thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathy are with you and your family, Catie. May the promise of eternal life be a comforting thought for you at this time. In my prayers, Amy

Condolence from Doug Calaman on July 1st, 2014 9:31 am

Dear Fisher Family,

I had the pleasure of working with Dallas for several years. I am sorry to hear of his passing and his battle with cancer. My sincerest condolences to you all. I am very sorry for your loss. I will pray for your family.

Condolence from Barb Bair on July 2nd, 2014 1:40 pm

Sarah, our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Take care of yourself. Chris & Barb Bair

Condolence from Mary Whitlatch on July 2nd, 2014 6:15 pm

Dear Sarah,Catie and Rob…..So sorry for your loss. Chuck was a great guy…always a smile. He loved all of you. He took me on a tour of your home last year….He was so proud of all of you! Hold on to each other and your wonderful memories. We lost an earthly angel! Love and prayers your way.. Always, Mary Whitlatch.

Condolence from Gary and Pat Shenk on July 6th, 2014 7:43 am

For some moments in life there are no words. Our thoughts and prayers are are with you, Robert and Catie.

Condolence from Ruth Dormer on July 6th, 2014 2:10 pm

Hi Sarah, So sorry for your loss. I knew Chuck from our volleyball team. He was a great man and loved his family and volleyball. He will be greatly missed! Ruth

Condolence from John and Barbara garry on July 7th, 2014 7:12 pm

To the family of Dallas R. Fisher;

Sarah, We are sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with
your family during this difficult time.

Condolence from Bryan and Sherry Bomberger on July 15th, 2014 7:20 am

Sarah, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Chuck fought a valiant fight with this horrible disease. May he rest in peace.

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