Mary P. Fisher, 100

Mary P. Fisher, 100, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away and went home to be with the Lord on April 25, 2019. She was surrounded by her loving family.

Fisher was born Jan. 10, 1919, in Aldan, Pa., to the late John H. and Mary Elizabeth Godfrey Hudson. She received her early childhood education from the Aldan public school system. After the passing of her mother, the family relocated to Delaware where extended family could support Fisher’s dad in raising his only child.

In 1939, she married David Roscoe Fisher. Five children were born to this union: John, David, Bruce, Lisa and Patricia. Fisher spent her adult years as a housewife, caring for their family and home. She would later become caregiver to her grandchildren while their parents worked.

Fisher was a member of the Wesleyan Church in Millsboro, Del., where she enjoyed fellowship and singing. When she couldn’t make it out to church on Sundays, she’d watch evangelical ministries on the television and/or listen to gospel on the radio. Reading was one of her favorite hobbies, especially reading her Bible.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, David Roscoe Fisher, in 1992; her daughter, Patricia Kirby in 2014; and her cousins, Catherine Mariner and Pauline Godfrey.

Fisher is survived by three sons, John H. Fisher and wife, Frances, of Dagsboro, David R. Fisher Jr. of Millsboro and Bruce A. Fisher of Millsboro; one daughter, Lisa Myers and her husband, Joseph of Lewes, Del.; 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren; her extended family members; and a special friend, Virginia Lyons.

Friends and family may call for visitation and viewing from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 3, 2019, at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington Street, Millsboro, Del. A graveside service and committal will follow at 1:30 p.m. at Millsboro (Del.) Cemetery. Chaplain Tesha Miller will be the officiant.

The family would like to thank Compassionate Care Hospice, especially Quentara Carroll, CNA, Nanci Sajban RN, Chaplain Tesha Miller and social worker Amanda Pearson-Carmody for their wonderful care of Fisher.

Flowers are accepted, as are memorial donations to Compassionate Care Hospice; 20165 Office Cir.; Georgetown, DE 19947.

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