Marion D. (Lemoncelli) Fisher, age 88, of Newport News, VA died on Friday, October 20, 2023. She was born in Archibald, PA on November 20, 1934 to the late Quinto Lemoncelli and Anna (Pegula) Lemoncelli. Marion served her country honorably in the U. S. Air Force, achieving the rank of Airman First Class. While serving in the Air Force, she met her husband of 68 years, William Carey Fisher. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother, who raised her four children over a period of more than four decades and worked as an Avon representative for 40 years, gaining many loyal customers and friends along the way. Marion was a woman of great faith, love, and generosity, whose greatest pride was her family, both immediate and extended. She was compassionate and fun-loving and always eager to smile, laugh and enjoy the company of her loved ones. Marion was a woman of great care and compassion, an intensely loyal wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother & friend. Always selfless and humble, her sense of humor and sense of devotion knew no bounds.
She is predeceased by her loving husband William Carey Fisher and survived by children Debra Palmer (Steve) of Clearwater, FL, Carey Fisher (Vicky) of Virginia Beach, Karen Chretien (Bob) of Newport News, and David Fisher (Lynda) of Las Vegas, NV, grandchildren Kristen Joseph (Charles) of Virginia Beach, Brittney Fisher of Virginia Beach, William Chretien of Newport News, Ben Fisher (Allison) of Elizabeth City, NC, and Steven Chretien (Allison) of Hampton, great-grandchildren Tahir Joseph, Harper Stiefel, and Jack Fisher.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, October 30, 2023, preceded by a viewing at 2:00 p.m. at Altmeyer Funeral Home Denbigh Chapel, 12893 Jefferson Ave., Newport News, VA 23608 with Pastor Doyle Wells officiating. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralandcremation.com. To plant a tree in memory of Mrs. Fisher, please visit www.altmeyerfuneralandcremation.com.