September 23, 2018

Marshall E. Fisher, Jr.

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Marshall E. Fisher, Jr., 94, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018. He was the husband of Virginia M. (O’Neil) Fisher, to whom he was married for 67 years. He also leaves 2 sons, Kenneth Fisher and his wife Nancy, Stephen Fisher and his wife Maureen, four grandsons, Nathan, Brendan, Jonathan, and Neil, and one great grandson, Lucas, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Marshall was born and grew up in Rumford, RI, and was drafted by the US Army , where he fought with the 683rd tank destroyer battalion, surviving the battle of the bulge in WW2. He was a proud veteran.

Marshall built a house and made his home in Rehoboth in 1956, where he was an active member of the community, serving the town as a selectman and then treasurer.

Marshall worked as a manager of a finance company, owner and operator of Gin’s coin op Laundromat in Seekonk, and then owner and operator of Fisher’s Feed store in Rehoboth. He often said that this was his favorite job. He was a man who loved his town, his family, and his work. He had a smile for everyone who came through his door. He will be missed.

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