Chapter Eternal: Robert Fisher ’80

It is with great sadness that we announce Robert Fisher ’80 into Chapter Eternal on April 12, 2024. We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Robert. Read on for the full obituary.

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Robert Fisher, 66, of Collegeville, passed away Friday, April 12, 2024, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Wendy (Schmale) to whom he was married for over 42 years.

Born December 12, 1957, in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Marvin and Betty (Goldberg) Fisher.

Bob was raised in in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. Growing up he loved wrestling and getting into trouble with his brother and neighborhood friends. He graduated from Plymouth Whitemarsh in 1975 and went on to attend Pennsylvania State University. Bob was ambitious and hardworking, leading him to start his own printing company. After many years of running a successful business, he was able to retire and spend his time doing what he loved most – golfing, kayaking, being with his dog Duke, traveling around the country in his RV, and spending time with his family.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Jessica Graves and her husband, Michael, of Malvern, Hannah Fisher of Collegeville, and Lydia Fisher and her husband, Derek Whited, of Wayne; his brother Fred Fisher; and his grandchildren, Taylor, Ryan, Mikey, and Lane.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his memorial service at 11 AM on Friday, April 26, 2024, at the R. L. Williams, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. 3440 Skippack Pike Skippack, PA 19474, where friends may greet the family from 10-11 AM. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society at or to the charity of choice in his name. Online condolences may be made to the family at