Bernard D. "Bun" Fisher
(June 15, 1905 - January 1, 2000)
Oneida Daily Dispatch
Monday, Jan. 3, 2000
CANASTOTA - Bernard J. "Bun" Fisher, 94, of 8278 Route 13, died Saturday,
Jan. 1, 2000, at the Oneida Healthcare Center following a brief illness.
He was born on June 15, 1905, in Canastota, the son of Alphonso and Julia
Bernard had lived in the Canastota area all his life, attending the Canastota
schools. He had been a lifetime partner in Fisher Farms, Canastota.
Bernard had been a Canastota School Board member for 16 years, a member of
the Canastota Rotary Club, from which he received the Roses for the Living
Award in 1986, and a Paul Harris Fellowship. He was a member of the Canastota
Civic Club from which he received an award in 1993. He was a member of the
New York State and the National Holstein Association, the former Dairymen's
League and was a lifetime member of the Oneida Elk's Lodge No. 767. Mr.
Fisher had received the Distinguished Service Award for Business from the
Canastota Chamber of Commerce.
He had been a member of St. Mary's Church, Verona Beach.
Bernard married Mary Ella dark on June 30, 1926, in Canastota. Ella died on
Jan. 22, 1982.
Surviving are three sons and daughters-m-law, William and Regina Fisher of
Chester, Va, Joseph and Sue Fisher of Canastota and Edmund and Barbara Fisher
of Houston; one daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Carlton Bigelow of
Canastota, with whom he had resided for the last year; one brother, Robert
Fisher of Canastota; 18 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and several
nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a grandson, Fred Fisher; a great-
granddaughter, Beth Willis; one brother and sister-in-law, Albert and Nellie
Fisher, and a sister and brother-in-law, Lucina and Edward Wimmer.
Date: Tuesday, May 09, 2000 11:31 AM
Madison Co. Families