She was born on September 3, 1935 in Somerset and was the daughter of the late Leonard and Ethel Saylor Long.
She was a member of Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Middletown; was a retired computer operator for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; and she was a member of the Women of the Moose, Cape Coral Chapter. Lenda enjoyed boating on the Chesapeake Bay with her husband, but her greatest joy came from her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Thomas J. Fischer; two sons Michael J. Fischer, and Patrick W., husband of Tammy Leher Fischer, all of Middletown; five grandchildren Ashley J. and husband Chris Collins of Harrisburg, Jilian M. Fischer, Michael J. Fischer Jr., Emma J. Fischer, and Samantha J. Fischer, all of Middletown; and one great-granddaughter Savannah Collins of Harrisburg.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday at her church, with the Rev. Ted Keating as celebrant.
Inurnment was in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.
Arrangements by Frank E. Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Middletown.
Condolences may be sent to www.matinchekanddaughterfuneralhome.com.