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Mrs. Shirley Betty (nee Witenberg) Fischer

Obituary for Mrs. Shirley Betty (nee Witenberg) Fischer

May 12, 1929 - March 14, 2018
Short Hills, New Jersey | Age 88

Loving Mother, Grandmother, and Great grandmother


With a heavy heart, we regret to announce that Shirley Fischer passed away in her sleep on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

Shirley B. Fischer, 88, Born May 12, 1929 to Goldie and Nathan Witenberg in Middletown, CT. She graduated from Middletown High School and Toby Coborn School for Fashion careers with a specialization in merchandizing. She worked for Federated Department Stores for over 40 years, having retired 3 years ago from Macy's in Short Hills Mall. She was preceded in death by her husband: Lawrence Fischer, her daughter: Wendy Morgan and her brother: Earl Witenberg. She is survived by her daughter and son-in law: Diane and Philip Morse, three grandchildren: Amy (with husband Thomas) Smith, Daniel Morse and Jessica Morse. She is survived by her great- grandson: Benjamin Smith (son of Amy and Thomas Smith). Shirley is also survived by her son in-law: Richard Morgan and sister-in-law: Carol Eagle, niece: Susan Fisher and nephew: William Wittenberg and other nieces and nephews from her husband's family.

Donations may be made in Shirley's memory to Team Wendy at the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation:

Friends, co-workers, and family are welcome to join us in a celebration of Shirley's life at her daughter's home for an open house.

Saturday, March 17 (Noon-7pm)
Sunday, March 18 (11am-3pm)

Diane Fischer Morse (daughter) home
639 Fairmont Ave
Westfield, NJ 07090
Diane's Cell: 908-436- 8111

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318 E. Broad Street
Westfield, NJ 07090
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