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Phyllis Fisher - August 14, 2009


Phyllis Jane (Goin) Fisher died Aug. 14, 2009 at the Hospice Care Center in Longview, Wash.

She was born Sept. 16, 1936 in Albion, Neb., the youngest of 13 children born to Milton Oscar and Esty Odessa (Sparks) Goin.

Phyllis and her family moved to Buena Vista, Ore. when she was a child. Her family later moved to Albany, Ore. where she graduated from Albany Union High School in 1954.

Phyllis married Richard Lee Fisher in Albany July 30, 1960. At the time of her death, they had been married 49 years. The family lived throughout the Albany area and as far away as Ohio, Pennsylvania, Colorado and Washington.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers and four sisters.

She is survived by her husband, Richard; a daughter, Wanda Bruno and husband Calvin of Kelso, Wash.; two sons, Richard Fisher Jr. and wife Vistoria of Longview and Brice Fisher and wife Tammy of Albuquerque, N.M.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister, June Grice of Scio, Ore; and a brother, Owen Goin of Eugene, Wash.

Memorial service was held Friday, Aug. 21 at First Church of God in Albany.

Contributions in Phyllis’ name may be made to the Community Home Health & Hospice, P.O. Box 2067, Longview, WA 98632.

Cattermole Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.