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FISHER, Thelma Abel

FISHER - Thelma Abel Of Rochester, NY, December 27, 2014, at age 94, beloved wife of the late Irving M. Fisher; sister of the late Eugene Abel; caring mother of William Fisher (Marilyn Lambert-Fisher), Robert Fisher (Roberta) and Jo Ellen Susman; grandmother of Brian Fisher (Kaitlin), Kevin Fisher (Robin), Graham Fisher, Michael Fisher, Jennifer Kitsis (Edward) and Stephanie Susman; great-grandmother of Matteo, Marco, Luca, and Sophie Fisher, Roman Kitsis and Issac Susman. A private family service will be held graveside at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Thelma graduated from Bennett High School at the age of 15 and from State Teachers College (now Buffalo State). She taught Kindergarten at Kadimah Jewish School for over 25 years and volunteered at Meals on Wheels and the VA Hospital in Buffalo, NY. She was a long time member of Temple Beth Zion. Donations may be sent to the Jewish Home of Rochester, New York. Arrangements by AMHERST MEMORIAL CHAPEL, INC. Family guest book available at

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