Obituary of Patrcia Fischer
Patricia Ann Fischer, 84, of Skillman, NJ, passed away on Thursday, January 29, at the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro surrounded by her loving family. Born in Philadelphia she was a long time resident of Trenton and Princeton, NJ as well as Cutler, ME. She is the daughter of the late Michael and Catherine (Phillips) Vesey and sister of the late Thomas Vesey. Patricia earned her degree in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania. She worked as a pediatric RN at Bellevue Hospital in New York City and went on to teach nursing at Mercer Hospital in Trenton, NJ. She later returned to school and earned her Bachelor's degree from Rider College in Lawrence Township, NJ. She was a very active member of the Trenton and Princeton communities and held significant volunteer positions in several organizations. Most notably she presided over the Junior League of Trenton and was awarded the President's Bowl, given annually to the League member with the most outstanding record of service to the community, the League and her family. She was a member of the Board Directors for several organizations including the Union Industrial Home in Trenton, NJ and New Jersey Public Broadcasting-PBS Channel 52. She was a docent at the NJ State Museum, volunteered at the Princeton Child Development Institute, and served as the parliamentarian for many organizations. She loved to entertain, play tennis, and spend time with family and friends in Cutler Harbor on the Bold Coast of Maine. In addition to her husband of 59 years, Dr. Robert Fischer, she is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Jeffery Fischer and Veronica Fischer, of Windsor, CT, her daughter and son-in-law Carol Fischer Lowenstein and Duane Lowenstein of Andover, MA and her son Kenneth Fischer of Plantsville, CT. She was a loving grandmother to Cheryl, Gregory and Suzanne Fischer, David, Emily and Peter Lowenstein, Jacqueline and Thomas Fischer, Mackenzie and Madeline Gerity, and great-grand-daughter Addison Meyers. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 pm, Monday, February 2nd at the Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Avenue, Princeton, NJ. A private burial will follow in Princeton Cemetery. Donations can be sent in lieu of flowers to the Cutler United Methodist Church, in Cutler ME.