OCEAN PINES–Benjamin Gwinn Chriss Fisher died peacefully at his home on Dec. 21, 2013. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Chriss Essman Fisher and Lola Smith Fisher.
He is survived by his wife, Audrey L. Fisher; son, Mark G. Fisher and his wife Marjorie of Harrisburg, Pa.; granddaughter Michele Ramondt and her husband Steve of London, England; two stepsons, F. Keith Young and Kevin B. Young; four step-grandchildren, and four step-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth Reedy Fisher; and sister, Mary Fisher Tollenger.
Mr. Fisher had served in the U.S. Navy during WWII as a radio operator. After discharge, he graduated from LaSalle University with an engineering degree. After retiring from Unisys Corporation, he eventually moved to Ocean Pines where he met and married Audrey. He was a member of Providence Presbyterian Church in Salisbury, a co-founder of The Old Salts, Chestertown, Md., and a Clan Campbell member of St. Andrews Society of the Eastern Shore in Easton. He once was a rock climber, avid sailor, and loved to travel.
A funeral service was scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 at Providence Presbyterian Church at 1 p.m.
A donation in his memory may be made to: Providence Presbyterian Church, 311 Parker Rd. Salisbury, Md., 21804, or Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733 Salisbury, Md. 21804. Letters of condolence may be sent to www.burbagefuneralhome.com