Francine P. Fisher , Ph.D.

July 13th, 1934 to May 9th, 2016

Francine Priscilla Fisher, Ph.D., 81, of Kimball Township died Monday, May 9, 2016.

She was born July 13, 1934 in Port Huron to the late Francis C. and Elizabeth H. Fisher.

Dr. Fisher was a graduate of St. Stephen Catholic High School. She earned her Ph.D. in education from Michigan State University and was employed as a teacher with the Port Huron Area School District for many years. She loved being out in nature, especially anything to do with the water. She was a huge MSU Spartans fan and enjoyed watching the Detroit Tigers. She also enjoyed spending time at the River Crab.

She is survived by her sister, Mary Zerilli; three nephews; two nieces; and many cousins and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her brother, George B. Fisher II; and her loving companion, Ervin Lewis Sr. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 pm Thursday in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home.

Dr. Fisher will lie in state from 9:00 am until the time of the funeral liturgy at 10:00 am Friday, May 13, 2016 in St. Stephen Catholic Church. The Reverend Salvatore Palazzolo will officiate. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Blue Water Area Humane Society or the American Heart Association.

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