The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


October 5, 2012

Julia Fisher

BLUFFTON, S.C. — FISHER – Julia, 88, Bluffton, S.C., formerly of Ehrenfeld, died Oct. 4, 2012, at NHC Healthcare, Bluffton, S.C. Born March 19, 1924, in Macdonaldton, Pa., daughter of Michael Fallet and Anna (Holup) Fallet-Peterchalk. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Joseph F. Fisher Jr., who died Jan. 18, 2001; daughter, Lorraine Skrout; sister, Ann Wertz; son-in-law, James Skrout; and brother in law, Ben Wertz. Survived by son, David, married to Linda Kincaid, Bluffton, S.C.; grandchildren, Tracie Skrout, wife of Dennis Minor, Summerhill; Douglas Skrout, married to Melissa Kosto, Wilmore; Stephanie Fisher, Arlington, Va.; and Denise Fisher, Atlanta, Ga.; great-grandchildren, Ryan Minor, Falls Church, Va.; and Brandon Minor, Summerhill; brother, John, married to Lois George, Cassandra, Pa.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Julia retired from JoAnn Dress Co., Ebensburg, after 15 years of service. Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork, where vigil for the deceased will be held at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, South Fork, by Father Robert P. Reese. Committal, St. Mary’s Cemetery, New Germany. (

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