John F. Fischer

07/24/1942 - 07/19/2021


Obituary For John F. Fischer

After a short illness with pancreatic cancer, John Fischer passed away peacefully at home with his family at the age of 78 on July 19, 2021. John was born in Hamilton, Ohio on July 24, 1942 to the late Arthur and Kathryn (nee Hilz) Fischer. He attended Hamilton Catholic, Hamilton High, and Garfield High before entering the US Marines. After 4 years in Marines, he entered a very successful career in the banking and real estate industry. He served as President of the Fairfield Rotary Club and was a Paul Harris Fellow, President of the Fairfield Chamber Commerce, President of the Hamilton-Fairfield-Oxford Board of Realtors, President of the Cincinnati chapter of the American Institute of Banking. He spent 22 years with First National Bank of Hamilton, Ohio and 26 years in real estate with Remax. He attended First Baptist Church in Milford. He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Barbara Hewitt Fischer, his children Anita Fischer Minnis (Glen), John R. Fischer (Nita), Col. Steven Fischer (Nicole), and Angie Fischer O’Farrell (Patrick) and their mother Carol Fischer; step-sons, David Hewitt (Samantha) and Steve Hewitt (Marysabel); grandchildren Gracie, Olivia and Maxi Minnis, Meghan Mendoza, Steven Jr., Austin, John V., Hannah, and Lily Fischer, Shelby Mills, Shea and Caitlin O’Farrell, Elise, James, Tom and Logan Hewitt; great-grandchildren Adrian Mendoza and Maddie Mills; sisters Pat Tipton and Helen Miller, and a host of brothers- and sisters-in-law. He was also preceded in death by his siblings William and Mike Fischer and Mary Forman. Visitation at THE WEBSTER FUNERAL HOME 3080 Homeward Way at Rt. 4, Fairfield on Saturday, July 24, 2021 from 10:00am until the time of the funeral service at 12:00 noon, with Rev. William R. Duttry, officiating. Burial to follow with full military honors in Rose Hill Burial Park, Hamilton, OH. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions would be appreciated to Cincinnati Children’s hospital or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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  • 07/21/2021

    Barb, John was such a kind man. He was so helpful to me when I purchased my first house and I appreciated the patience he showed to me during that process. My prayers are with you and your family. Marilyn Wilson

  • 07/21/2021

    Dear Barb and Family, We are deeply saddened to read of the loss of a very special dear friend, John Fischer. You and John were our travel partners, golf partners, card playing buddies and our closest friends! It's with heavy hearts that we will not be able to attend John's service on Saturday. Barb you and your family will be in our thoughts Saturday as well as the days ahead. With all our love and respect. Bill and Linda Canull ❤ ♥

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