US Army


Richard "Dick" Fisher

December 29, 1934 ~ November 15, 2018 (age 83)
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Richard Charles Fisher (Dick) passed away Thursday, November 15th at the age of 83.  With his beloved wife of 57 years, Maureen (nee Groth), he built a fulfilled life in Fox Lake and Franklin Park.  Loving father and father-in-law of Laura (Donna Karpavicius), Tim (Jane), and Greg (Terri).  Proud grandfather of Gregory Jr. (Stephanie), Katie, Matthew, and Lauren.  Loved “Big Papa” of Grant, Brooke, and Whitney.  Son of the late Ann and Charles Fisher.  Brother of Patricia (the late Chuck) Deany, Bob (Carrie), and the late Betty.  Welcomed into heaven by his cherished late mother-in-law, Margaret Groth.  Extended family includes his brothers-in-law the late Dan (Darlene), Brian, and sister-in-law Kathy.  Many nieces and nephews brought countless proud moments and fun times.  Proud Army veteran and Commonwealth Edison employee.  His life was greatly touched by his years at Maryville after the death of his father.  A life goal was to live long enough for his children to remember him.  He leaves behind cherished memories and an impact on many people way beyond he ever dreamed.  Dick was greatly loved and will be missed by many.  Visitation Tuesday, November 20, from 3 p.m. until a prayer service at 8 p.m., at Hamsher Lakeside Funerals and Cremations, 12 N. Pistakee Lake Rd., Fox Lake.  Visitation will continue Wednesday, November 21, from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass at 10 a.m., at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Maryville), 1170 N. River Rd., Des Plaines.  Burial will follow, with Army honors, at All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.  You may leave online condolences at, or for information call, 847-587-2100.

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