Fisher, Rev. Merle Joseph, S.M.
November 28, 2001

FISHER, Rev. Merle Joseph, S.M. - In San Francisco November 26, 2001. Born February 11, 1933 at Homedale, Idaho, Diocese of Boise; professed in the Society of Mary on September 8, 1954 and ordained at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on February 6, 1960. Preceded in death by parents, John and Jenny Jesenko Fisher and brother, John. He is survived by brothers Paul and Donna Fisher and Family of Homedale, ID; Robert and Family of Homedale, ID; David and Kathy Fisher and Family of Redmond, WA; Aunt Carmen Jesenko and Family, many aunt uncles, nephews, nieces cousins and godmother, Rosie Amizich and Family. He served in different capacities at All Hallows Church, S.F., CA; St. Peter Chanel Seminary, San Rafael, CA; Holy Cross Church, Kauai, HI; Star of the Sea Church, Honolulu, HI; Notre Dame des Victoires, S.F., CA; St. Paul's Church at Nampa, ID; St. Catherine's Church, Kauai, HI; St. Mary's Church, Christchurch, New Zealand, and most recently, St. Louis King of France at St. Paul, MN. Father Merle loved God and everyone He put on earth - rich or poor, good or bad - he loved them all. The world is going to miss this wonderful priest. Friends and religious are invited to call on Friday, November 30, after 9:00 a.m. at Notre Dame des Victoires Church, 566 Bush Street, San Francisco where the Funeral Mass will be concelebrated at 10:00 a.m. Committal Marist Plot, Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma, California. Contributions preferred to Marist Education Fund, 625 Pine St., S.F., 94108 DUGGAN WELCH FAMILY (415) 431-4900 3434 17th Street











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