John D (Booie) Fisher died September 14, 2013 in the Palliative Care Unit at the Cleveland Clinic after a short illness. John was born March 11, 1947 in Akron Ohio to the late Adam and Rita Fisher. He was a veteran of the Army serving during the Vietnam Era. John retired from the Davey Tree Expert Company in March, 2006 after 30 years of service. He was a member of the University Parish Newman Center. John enjoyed cooking, fishing, playing cards, gardening and loved beach vacations with his family.
John is survived by his wife of 31 years, Paula, whom he married on October 3, 1981. Sons Jamey (Robin) Fisher of Akron; Adam, (Brenna) of Columbus and Jason (Christina) of Akron; grandchildren Chenoa, Christian and Jaiden; brother Robert (Louanna) of Kent, sister Karen (Randy) Varesco of Bethany Beach, DE.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, September 21st at University Parish Newman Center, 1424 Horning Road, Kent, with Fr. Steve Agostino officiating, where the family will receive friends from 10 AM until the time of Mass. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 525 North Broad Street, Canfield, OH 44406. Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory are handling the arrangements.