Philip Martin Fischer
Philip Martin Fischer passed away on January 9, 2017 in Nags Head, NC.
He was born on December 22, 1935 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Adolph
and Emily Rowe Fischer. He spent most of his life in Newark, Ohio
where he was the general manager of the Sharff's Women's Clothing Store
chain and later the director of the Licking County Red Cross Chapter.
retired in 1999 and moved to Roanoke Island, NC and his beloved
Sunnyside. He spent twelve happy summers at Fishing Unlimited where
renting boats was his favorite pastime.
Philip is survived by
his wife of 33 years, Mary Ann McGonagle Fischer; a beautiful family of
three daughters, Valerie Morgan(Ted), Susan Robison (Greg), and Sharon
Lockhart (Sid); six grandchildren Cara Morgan-Osborne, Jason Morgan
(Carleigh), Matthew and Derek Robison and Bobby and Chase Crowell; four
great-grandchildren Morgan Osborne and Cohen Koon and Louis and Grant
Morgan. He is also survived by his brother, John Fischer (Nancy)
and JoAnn Fischer, the mother of his three daughters. He had many
special nieces and nephews and a host of wonderful friends including
Zane and Carole Wachtel of Newark, OH. He was preceded in death
by his brother Robert Fischer and wife, JoAnn, and his sister Rita
Fischer Truck and her husband, Jerry.
Philip will also be sorely
missed by his faithful companion, Jazz. A memorial gathering in
Philip's memory will be held at a later date in Newark, OH. In lieu of
flowers, donations may be made to St, Jude's Children's Hospital or to
the Outer Banks SPCA PO Box 2477 Manteo, NC 27954.
to the family may be expressed at www.gallopfuneralservices.com.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. 6917 S. Croatan
Hwy. Nags Head, NC 27959