Grimsby Newspapers
Fisher, Arthur E. (Died on 29 May 1949)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 2 Jun 1949, p. 14

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Three weeks ago The Independent printed a short obituary notice regarding the death in Sidney, Ohio, of a former Grimsby boy, Arthur E. Fisher. We herewith print an article regarding his demise as taken from a Sidney newspaper.

Arthur E. Fisher, 56, personnel director of the Stolle corporation, died unexpectedly at 4:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon in the Fisher home at 314 1/2 Forest street. He had been in failing health for some time with a heart complication and for several days had been confined to his home. The attack claiming his life came suddenly following a complication from asthma.

For 14 years A.E. Fisher had been a resident of Sidney, widely known through his position during most of those years as production manager for the Stolle corporation where he later became personnel director when his health began to fail. He came to Sidney in 1935 from Cincinnati where he had served for some years as production manager of the Cincinatti Ball Crank company.

The deceased, his wife, and his two daughters, Misses Doris and Barbara Fisher, became active residents of Sidney immediately on establishing their home here. The daughters are now located in Cincinnati, Miss Doris Fisher a nurse at the University of Cincinnati, and a part time nurse at the Christian Homes, Cincinnati; Miss Barbara Fisher connected with the Richardson Taylor Globe company.

Arthur E. Fisher was a native of Canada, born at Grimsby, Ontario on October 20, 1893, son of the late Amos and Mary Game Fisher. He was one of 6 sons born to them, four of whom survive and are: Wilmer Fisher, of Oshawa, Canada; Wallace R. Fisher, of Stratford, Ontario, Canada; Norman Fisher, Regina, Canada; Wray Fisher, Grimsby, Canada. One brother, Enos Fisher, of Buffalo, died a year ago.

He was married twice, his first marriage was with the late Miss Alta Williams of Windsor, Canada. The two daughters, Barbara and Doris, were born to their union.

His marriage with Miss Nina Rippey of Cincinnati was solemnized on July 7, 1933 in Cincinnati, and they resided there until moving to Sidney.

A.E.Fisher served during World War I in the Canadian Army, his rank when he received his honorable discharge was that of major. He was a member of the Sidney American Legion post.

Funeral rites will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday from the Dearth funeral home in charge of the Rev. John W. Meister of First Presbyterian church. Burial will be in Graceland cemetery.

Friends may call at the Dearth funeral home after 2 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon.

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2 Jun 1949
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29 May 1949
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Fisher, Arthur E. (Died on 29 May 1949)