Reformed Churchmen

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

11 November 2014 A.D. Rev. Dr. Milton Charles Fisher Passes This Life (27 May 1926—11 Nov 2014)—Professor of Old Testament at the (Old, Reformed) Reformed Episcopal Seminary

11 November 2014 A.D.  Rev. Dr. Milton Charles Fisher Passes This Life (27 May 1926—11 Nov 2014)—Professor of Old Testament at the (Old, Reformed) Reformed Episcopal Seminary


No author.  “In Memory of the Rev. Dr. Milton C. Fisher.” Dewald Funeral and Cremation Services.  N.d.  Accessed 13 Nov 2014.


Life Legacy

The Reverend Dr. Milton C. Fisher, TH.M, Ph.D, D.D., Professor of O.T., Emeritus, 88, of the Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community, entered into rest on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Edgar Wells and Ethel Lillian (Young) Fisher. He and his wife, Merilyn (DeMott) Fisher had celebrated 63 years of marriage in August.


After graduating from high school he went to Johns Hopkins University, and then Dr. Fisher went to seminary in Philadelphia. He married Merilyn and they moved to Pittsburgh, where he served as a pastor for three years. Following his time in Pittsburgh, he and his wife went to do missionary work in Ethiopia for the next 12 years, until 1966. Upon returning to the states, Dr. Fisher continued his education in Boston, where he received his Ph.D. He then returned to the Philadelphia area and served as a professor of the Old Testament for the next 27 years. Dr. Fisher served on the NIV Bible Translation Committee, where he and his wife had the opportunity to travel extensively.


In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Michael W. Fisher and his wife, Stacy of Forrest Hill, MD; a daughter Marjie Huey of Fort Worth, TX and grandchildren; Becky Huey, Kyle Fisher and Russell Fisher, husband of Victoria. Dr Fisher was preceded in death by a son, Martin L. Fisher, grandson Jonathan Huey and brothers, Robert and Donald Fisher.


Traditional interment will be private in the Quarryville Cemetery. A Life Celebration service will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 15, 2014 in the Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community’s Ellingsworth Auditorium, 625 Robert Fulton Hwy. Quarryville. Friends will have an opportunity to visit with the family immediately following the service. Kindly omit flowers; contributions may be made to the Q.P.R.C’s Kingsman Fund at the above address.

Arrangements entrusted to Dewald Funeral & Cremation Services in Quarryville. To sign the online guestbook please visit

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