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Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens

2401 Southwest 64Th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL

OBITUARY

Winston Samuel Fisher

October 14, 1922October 31, 2019
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Winston Samuel Fisher was born at Clonmel, in the Parish of St Mary, Jamaica, to Sir Arthur Fisher and Estena Colespring on October 14th 1922. Winston, (“Dada”, as he was affectionately known to family), attended school there at Clonmel and graduated in 1939.

On leaving school Mr. Fisher worked as a professional bus driver between St. Mary and Kingston. He soon relocated to Kingston where he met the love of his life and future wife, Violet Bell, whom he married on the 14th of February 1947. Their vows of Holy matrimony were taken on the grounds of Kings House, St Andrew, Jamaica, where Violet worked for the wife of the Governor-in Chief of Jamaica, Sir Hugh Foot. Their union produced 10 children, of which the first was a daughter, Lorene ( AKA Precious), born on May 1st 1947.

In Kingston, Winston worked at the Kingston Water Commission and later at the Bellevue Hospital as a Security Guard. In 1970 he migrated to Boston, Massachusetts, USA, with one daughter, Lorna, where he was reunited with his wife who had previously migrated. He and Violet worked tirelessly to bring their other 8 children to their new home in the USA within a few years.

In 1984 Winston and his wife, after years of hard work in Boston’s cold weather, moved to the warmer climate of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where they established a new family home. There they both became members of the First Baptist Church of Sunrise, Florida.

Winston Fisher celebrated his 97th Birthday on the October 14th of this year and passed away peacefully into the arms of The Lord on October 31st 2019.

Winston Fisher is preceded in death by his siblings Vincent Fisher, Noel Fisher, Melvin Fisher, Winnifred Johnson, Mabel Cox.

He is survived by his wife Violet Fisher, 95 years of age, 9 Children; Lorene Snape, Ainsley Fisher, Lorna Denton, Valerie Phillpotts, Oliver Fisher, Pauline Fisher, Rosemarie Fisher, Eugene Fisher, Donna McFarland; 32 Grandchildren; 53 Great Grandchildren; and 2 Great-Great Grandchildren.

Pallbearers: Ainsley Fisher (Son), Wolde Phillpotts (Grandson) Yohannes Chambers (Grandson) Rashawn Jackson (Grandson) Courtney Rhoden Fisher (Grandson) Shawn Fisher (Grandson) Karl Phillpotts (Son In Law).

Memorials may be given to the Family Home at 2301 NW 87th Lane Sunrise, FL 33322

The family of Winston Fisher acknowledge and extend our sincere thanks to all God’s chosen instruments of grace and care to: Dr. Dixon and Staff of Continue Care Medical Center, Plantation Florida; Westside Regional Hospital; Trustbridge Hospice Care and Staff; Home Health Care Staff and personal health assistants, Maria Bonet and Marilyn Williams; and last but not least to The First Baptist Church of Sunrise. We are also thankful beyond words for all friends and well wishers who have expressed sympathy of condolences and given support to us during this challenging period.

  • FAMILY

  • 9 Children*Lorene Snape*Ainsley Fisher*Lorna Denton*Valerie Phillpotts*Oliver Fisher*Pauline Fisher*Rosemarie Fisher*Eugene Fisher*Donna McFarland


    32 Grandchildren 50 Great Grandchildren 2 Great Great Grandchildren


    Pallbearers will be Ainsley Fisher (Son)Wolde Phillpotts (Grandson) Yohannes Chambers (Grandson)Rashawn Jackson (Grandson)Courtney Rhoden Fisher (Grandson)Karl Phillpotts (Son In Law)Shawn Fisher (Grandson)

Services

15 November

Visitation

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Forest Lawn Funeral Home

2401 Southwest 64th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33317

16 November

Visitation

9:30 am - 10:30 am

First Baptist Church of Sunrise

6401 Sunset Strip
sunrise, FL 33313

16 November

Funeral Service

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

First Baptist Church of Sunrise

6401 Sunset Strip
Sunrise, FL 33313

16 November

Committal Service

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Forest Lawn Central Cemetery

499 NW 27th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

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Winston Samuel Fisher

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Forest Lawn Funeral Home South

November 5, 2019

Forest Lawn South would like to express our deepest and sincerest condolences to you and your family at this most difficult time.

We wish you peace to bring comfort, the courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

Sincerely,
Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens South Staff

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I will never forget you!!

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Sweet Love!

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I will never forget you!!

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