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Richard Jack Fischer

June 17, 1951 ~ February 11, 2020 (age 68)


Richard Jack Fischer, 68, of Pawleys Island and formerly of Toms River, New Jersey, passed away on February 11, 2020 at his home with loved ones by his side. He was born June 17, 1951 in Newark, NJ, a son to the late Charles and Flora Fischer.

In addition to his parents, Richard was also preceded in death by his brothers Eddie, Norman and Bobby Fischer.

In life, Richard was a skilled automotive sales manager. Following his well-deserved retirement and in his leisure time, Richard enjoyed the thrill of flying, found peace in golfing, fishing and reading.

Richard is survived by a large and loving family who will forever cherish his memory. Survivors include his devoted wife, Theresa Fischer of Pawleys Island; daughter Tia M. Bach of Fredericksburg, VA; daughter Tonya M. Pagano of Bayville, NJ; daughter Jan Wieting-Windsor of Alloway, NJ; granddaughter Mia Terese Bach of Fredricksburg, VA; granddaughter Corinne Wallace of Bayville, NJ; grandson Nikolas Adamo of Brick, NJ; granddaughter Erica Windsor of Alloway, NJ; great-granddaughter Saige Wallace of Bayville, NJ; brother Charles Fischer of Daytona Beach, FL and sister Sharon Thornsbury of Honea Path, SC.

A memorial service in celebration of Richard’s life will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial donations in Richard’s honor be made to the Baskerville Food Pantry at 99 Baskerville Drive, Pawleys Island, SC 29585.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to St. Elizabeth Place and Holy Cross Faith Memorial Church of Pawleys Island and to Amedysis Hospice for all their kindness, care and support.

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Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843-651-1440) is honored to assist the family.


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