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Jesse S. Fisher

Posted By DeBord-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory On March 28, 2012 @ 5:52 pm In Obituaries | 7 Comments


Jesse S. Fisher, 80, of Lancaster passed away March 28 at Hospice of Mount Joy where he was surrounded by his family. Born February 21, 1932 in Gap, he was the son of the late Benjamin J., Sr. and Lena (Glick) Fisher.
He was married to Rebecca S. (Stoltzfus) and celebrated 54 years of marriage November 23.
He was a member of Stumptown Mennonite Church where he was also a caretaker for 18 years.
He was formerly employed by Krown Kitchens, C.B. Hoober’s Inc., Abe’s Buggy Rides, and volunteered at the New Holland ReUzIt Shop.
A quiet and gentle man he treated all people with care and respect. His love and respect for others never went unnoticed. Jesse had few acquaintances because everyone he met became his friend.
He is survived by 3 children; daughter, Marty wife of Jay Smucker of Mount Joy; sons, Kenny husband of Brenda Rohrer Fisher of Leola and Randy husband of Deb Grimmer Fisher of Lititiz; grandchildren Mike, Jessica and Jason; and 7 great grandchildren.
Also surviving are 7 brothers; Aaron of Lancaster, Elmer husband of Mary of Strasburg, Menno of Lancaster, Ben J. husband of Emma of Gap, John, husband Anna of Rebersburg, and Alvin husband of Anna of Fridens.
He was preceded in death by a sister Sarah Esh and 2 brothers Leon and Christie.
A Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. at the Stumptown Mennonite Church, 2813 Stumptown Road, Bird-In-Hand, PA. Friends may call at Stumptown Mennonite Church on Saturday from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. There will be no viewing or visitation prior to the Funeral on Sunday, however the family will greet friends following the service. Interment in the adjoining church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jesse’s memory may be made to Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive. P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125 or to Stumptown Mennonite Church, 2813 Stumptown Road, Bird-In-Hand, PA 17505.

Condolences for the family of “Jesse S. Fisher”

Condolence from James B. Steffy on March 28th, 2012 7:36 pm

Dear Becky & family,

I am saddened to read of Jesse’s
passing. I can’t remember you folks
ever driving by my place without a
friendly wave. Wonderful neighbor’s
have always been a blessing in Highland
Acres and I will certainly miss your
husband’s example. Keeping you all
close in prayer in the days ahead.


Condolence from John & Sara Stoltzfus on March 29th, 2012 6:56 am

Oh how we will miss Jesse espacially when we go to our mt. home,he won’t be there to help me put puzzle together. Also the many times we went for ice cream, I sure will miss Jesse saying ok- it is time for our ice cream and off we would go to Ickesburg to the ice cream shop. Love you.

Condolence from Marti Alwine on March 29th, 2012 7:08 am

Jesse was an amazing brother-in-law always took the time to sit down with you when he seen you coming and share the thoughts of the day with you, but now no more suffering and heaven just got a whole lot brighter and he is up there with my parents and brothers and I bet it is really buzzing with conversation and laughter!! Jesse you will be missed but never forgotten. Love You

Condolence from David r. Lehman on March 29th, 2012 7:33 am

Becky, and Family; I extend sincere sympathys on the passing of Jesse. He was, to me, a friend, neighbor, and someone who was always ready to lend a helping hand. He will be missed by all. Dave

Condolence from Andrea Martin on March 29th, 2012 8:04 pm

Dear Becky,

I was just looking at the paper and saw Jesse’s obit……..I am so sorry for your loss. I used to LOVE working with you both at the Shoppe. Please know your in my thoughts and prayers.

Andrea Martin

Condolence from Mel and Joyce Eby on March 30th, 2012 3:18 pm

Dear Becky and family,
Mel and Joyce are thinking of you and praying Peace and Grace that only God can give during your time of grief. We have wonderful memories of you and Jesse working with Marriage Encounter. You’ve been a great example to all who follow in your footsteps. Love and Blessings, Mel and Joyce Eby

Condolence from Pat, Katie, and Nelda Buggy on March 31st, 2012 10:25 am


Sympathy wishes coming to you from us. So glad Jesse was able to come to the shop one last time and I could talk to him again. Heaven is brighter place today.


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