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Obituary for Peter Fisher Sr.

Peter  Fisher Sr.
Meredith- Peter W. Fisher,71, of Blueberry Lane, formerly of Meredith, NH, passed away on Sunday June 24th, 2018. Peter was born on April 21st, 1947 in Meredith, New Hampshire, the son of Helen and Gardner Fisher Sr.
Peter attended Inter Lakes High School where he left to enlist in the United States Army. During his seven years of service he was deployed to Vietnam where he served as a door gunner earning many prestigious awards. Peter was a brave devoted soldier and one of New Hampshire’s highest decorated soldiers earning 4 Purple Hearts and several Distinguished Flying Crosses. He was classified as MIA POW and received an award of Valor with a Distinguished Flying Cross for his valorous action, outstanding flying ability, and devotion to duty during an intense air attack.
Following his military career Peter owned a bait shop in Moultonborough for many years. He had a love for the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and was an avid fisherman. Peter was a longtime member of the American Legion Post 33 where he served in the Color Guard. He enjoyed spending time at the American Legion playing darts, pool, and his favorite card games whist and cribbage with his fellow veterans, friends, and many cousins.
Peter leaves behind his 4 children, Tina Simpson and her husband; Lester of Meredith NH, Wayne Fisher and his wife; Evelyn of Lutz, FL, Peter Fisher Jr and his wife Christine of WA, and Michelle Fisher of Groton NH; 12 grandchildren; Lillian, Cora, Breanna, and Drake Simpson; Alexis, Lauren and Melanie Fisher; Dylan and Ryan Fisher; Brendan and Bradley Roth, and Gregory Klinger. 3 siblings, Sharon Tetrault of Laconia NH, Cheri Robar of Cape Coral FL, and Buddy Fisher of New Hampton NH. Many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Peter was predeceased by his parents.
Peter’s family would like to express their deep gratitude to Ruth Fisher, Hannah Towle-Gossel and caregiver Deb and her husband Michael Brien for the wonderful care and many acts of kindness and support during Peter’s illness.
In lieu of flowers Memorial donations in Peter’s memory can be made to Disabled American Veterans Charity 275 Chestnut St. Manchester, NH 03101.
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