Gladys D. Fischer
Mrs. Gladys D. Fischer, age 84, of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, May 23, 2011, at her home.
Mrs. Fischer was born in Cherry Hill, NJ, on July 25, 1926, daughter of the late William Druce and Alice Norman Druce. She was a talented homemaker throughout her life and had also worked at the University of Delaware Bookstore for 20 years until her retirement. In earlier years, she was employed with Cooper Hospital and the Campbell Soup Company.
A faithful Christian, Mrs. Fischer was a longtime, active member of St. Thomas Episcopal Parish in Newark. She will be long and lovingly remembered as a thoughtful wife, mother, and grandmother, who devoted her life to caring for her beloved family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Edward E. Fischer, Jr. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Edward E. Fischer, Sr.; son, Brian R. Fischer and wife, Joy; daughter, Cynthia A. Nefosky; grandchildren, Daniel P. Fischer, Erin Ellis and husband, Kevin, Benjamin E. Nefosky, Roxanne Porter and husband, Tom, and Lacey DeBellis; great grandchildren, Celia, Sophia, Mikey, and Frankie; nieces, Robin Meyer and husband, Drew, and Jaci Hopper and husband, Sam; and nephew, William Druce and wife, Virginia.
A memorial service will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 276 S. College Avenue at Park Place, Newark.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mrs. Fischer may be made to Delaware Hospice, 3515 Silverside Road, Wilmington, DE 19810; or to St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 276 South College Ave., Newark, DE 19711.
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