Wellsville, NY - Bruce Duane Fisher, 72, of 1795 Meservey Hill Road passed away at home on Thursday, January 23, 2014 following a brief illness. He was born February 13, 1941 in Salamanca the son of the late Joseph and Marian (Swan) Fisher.
Bruce was a graduate of Wellsville High School. He was a 21 year veteran of the U. S. Navy serving from 1960 to 1981. On returning to Wellsville he coached football & baseball and was employed by the Wellsville Central School as a bus driver.
He is survived by one son, Jeffery (Natalie) Fisher of Waldheim, Saskatchewan, two granddaughters, Simarra of Waldheim, Saskatchewan and Nastastia of Calgary, Alberta, one sister, Brenda Marvin of Alfred Station, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by one brother, Leslie Fisher and one sister, Diane Cline.
Friends are invited to a memorial service on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 11:00 am at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville, with Rev. Ralph Eastlack presiding. Burial with military honors will be in Stannards Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to any charity of the donor's choice. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.