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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Harold B. Fisher, 78 – A Terrific Horseman

Harold B. Fisher, 78, of Port Carbon, died Thursday, Oct. 7, at Schuylkill Center, Pottsville.

He was born October 7, 1943 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Harold and Marjorie Fisher.

He was a 1961 graduate of Blue Mountain High School

He worked at Behler Patterns Inc, in Deer Lake, from his apprenticeship until his retirement in 2011, as a pattern maker.

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Throughout his life Harold was a terrific horseman. In his spare time he rode and cared for horses. He also enjoyed riding motorcycles for most of his life. He was also was a Pittsburgh Steelers fan and a highly skilled and specialized wood pattern maker.

Surviving are his daughter, Wendy Fisher Jochems and her husband Troy, Pottsville; a son, Edward Fisher and his wife Elisabeth, Silver Spring, MD; 2 grandchildren Ian and Noah Fisher who loved spending the night and hanging out with their Pop-pop; 3 sisters, Lee Fisher, Carolyn Gabriel, Dina Fisher and a brother, Thomas Biddle. Nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life visitation will be held Saturday from 12-2PM at James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville. The family request that anyone attending is to please wear a mask. The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contribution in memory of Harold be made to Hillside SPCA PO Box 233 Pottsville, PA 17901.

Please share your memories and condolences with Harold’s family by signing the guest book at

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