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Zelda B. Fischer


Zelda B. Fischer, 94, of Quarryville, formally of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Friday, December 27, 2019 at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community.

She was born on November 30, 1925 in Middletown and was the loving daughter of the late William and Catherine (Hornig) Bradley.

Zelda was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church in America, Harrisburg.

She belonged to the Happy Wonderers Community Choir in Middletown for many years. She was in her church choir and was a Sunday school teacher. She enjoyed golfing, but her greatest love was her family. Zelda had fun playing ping-pong with her family. She was very competitive and would not even let the grandchildren win.

Zelda was faithfully committed to arranging details for regular reunions for Middletown High School class of 1943 until her move to Quarryville in October 2017.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, John Fischer; and son-in-law, Deric Bouma.

Zelda is survived by her son, David B. Fischer (Dyan) of Hatfield; daughters, Nancy F. Eakin (David) of Middletown, and Carol F. Myers (Collin) of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Jed, Kelly, Rachel, Jessica, Katelyn, Sara, and Abigail; and great-grandchildren, Jemma, Claudette, Julia and Arthur.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church in America, 6098 Locust Lane, Harrisburg, Pa., with the Rev. Robert Eickelberg officiating.

Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent in Zelda's name to her church.

The family has entrusted the Matinchek Funeral Home, 260 E. Main St., Middletown, Pa. with the funeral arrangements.

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