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Margaret Fischer

October 29, 1927 ~ September 30, 2020 (age 92)


Margaret Mary Fischer, 92, entered into everlasting life on September 30, 2020. She was born in Springfield to the late James P. King and Mae (Coughlin) King on October 29, 1927. She married her beloved husband of 65 years, the late George A. Fischer in 1951. As a young woman, Margaret was employed at Westinghouse where she became one of their product models. Later in life, Margaret went on to work at Baystate Medical Center, retiring in 1989. Margaret was a faithful communicant of Holy Name Church in Springfield for 69 years as well as a lifelong member of the Holy Name Women’s Club. In addition to her deep and abiding faith, Margaret was a dedicated and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a volunteer for both the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts serving as den mother and leader. Margaret greatly enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was always present at school and sporting events and loved spending time with her entire family at her house on Sebec Lake in Maine. She will be missed by her son, Paul F. Fischer and his wife, Susan of Johnstown, CO, her daughter, Deborah Thompson and husband, Gary Mistalski of Wilbraham, MA, her grandchildren Christopher W. Thompson, Brindiana Warenda and her husband Kevin, Elaine Hungenberg and her husband Jordan, Kimberly Pryor and her husband Thomas as well as her seven great-grandchildren Maeve, Jackson, William, Natalie, Adalyn, Boden, Moira, and her sister-in- law, Judith King of Springfield, MA and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Forastiere Smith Funeral Home located at 220 North Main Street in East Longmeadow from 8:00-9:30 AM on Thursday, October 8, 2020 for a period of visitation. A funeral Mass will follow at 10 AM at Holy Name Church in Springfield. Burial will be held privately by her family. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Springfield Rescue Mission 10 Mill Street, Springfield, MA 01108.


October 8, 2020

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Forastiere Smith Funeral Home
220 North Main Street
East Longmeadow, MA 01028

October 8, 2020

10:00 AM to TBD
Holy Name Church (Springfield)
323 Dickinson Street
Springfield, MA 01108


Massachusetts Veterans' Memorial Cemetery
1390 Main Street
Agawam, MA 01001

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