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 Elsie M. <I>Bryson</I> Fisher

Elsie M. Bryson Fisher

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Death 6 Dec 2010 (aged 87)
Burial McEwensville, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 62715638 · View Source
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The Daily Item Wed Dec 08, 2010, 08:13 PM EST

— WATSONTOWN — Elsie M. Fisher, 87, of Watsontown, passed away on Monday, Dec. 6, 2010, at her home.

She was born May 11, 1923, at the Hower-Slote House at the Fort Freeland site, now a part of the Warrior Run High School, a daughter of the late J. Donald and Margaret (Ranck) Bryson. She was married for 50 years to Glenn M. Fisher who preceded her in death on June 12, 1994.

Elsie and Glenn owned and operated a dairy farm outside Watsontown until retiring. Later in life she was employed at Kramm's Nursing Home, Watsontown and then worked at the Danville State Hospital as a house-mother to the nursing students and later as a psychiatric aide where she retired on a visual disability in 1980.

She was a 50-year member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Watsontown.

Elsie's love of flower gardening was showcased on the property of her farmhouse and more recently at her home on Fisher Drive. She loved playing card games and taught her children and grandchildren to play when they were quite young. She belonged to a local pinochle card club for many years.

Surviving are two sons, Dale D. Fisher of Binghamton, N.Y., and Larry L. Fisher, of Watsontown; one daughter, Ginger G. Fisher, of Lancaster; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Joseph N. Bryson, of Lancaster; and two sisters, Betty Baker, of Lititz and Maxine Huffman, of Dewart.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, Donald R., J. Robert, William D. Sr., and Richard H. Bryson, and two sisters, Margaret J. Young and Doris Donachy.

Friends are invited to call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday followed by the funeral at 11, at Brooks Funeral Home, Turbotville, with the Rev. Thomas Kramm officiating.

Burial in the Presbyterian Cemetery, McEwensville will take place at a later date.



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  • Created by: Rich Fedoush
  • Added: 8 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62715638
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elsie M. Bryson Fisher (11 May 1923–6 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62715638, citing McEwensville Presbyterian Cemetery, McEwensville, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Rich Fedoush (contributor 46805205) .