Esther Luella Fisher, a former resident of Westchester, died of natural causes on Tuesday, April 11th, at age 100.
A memorial service was held for her on Monday, April 17th, at the Inglewood Memorial Cemetery in Inglewood, where she is buried.
She was born in Parsons, Pennsylvania on November 13th, 1905, to Abram and Margaret Rhody Cole.
She was raised in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania and resided in the towns of Kingston and West Pittston until she moved to Los Angeles in 1951.
Following high school, she attended the Wyoming Seminary and worked in secretarial positions until she met Harold Fisher.
The couple was married on May 6th, 1933. They were married for 52 years, until his death in 1985 in Palm Springs.
Upon moving from Pennsylvania, the Fishers lived in Westchester from 1951 to 1968, when they both retired and moved to Desert Hot Springs.
Following Harold Fisher’s death, Esther Fisher lived in Loma Linda, then moved to Woodland Hills, where she lived until her death.
While in Westchester, Esther Fisher returned to work and got an administrative position in the data processing department of the aerospace group of Hughes Aircraft.
She worked at Hughes until her retirement in 1968.
Esther and Harold Fisher were also licensed to work in real estate and worked briefly in the residential real estate field.
After retirement, Esther Fisher was active as a volunteer in numerous community, civic, and social welfare organizations.
She is survived by her sons Charles Fisher of El Segundo, Harold Fisher of Los Angeles, and Robert Fisher of Woodland Hills.