Ann E. Barrett Murphy Fisher, 92, of South Abington Twp., died Monday at the Pines Senior Living, Clarks Summit. She was the widow of Dr. John T. Murphy, who idolized her and was a well known area surgeon. She later married Charles Hammond and Theodore Fisher, who have both preceded her in death.
Born Sept. 19, 1929 in Jessup, Ann was the daughter of the late Joseph and Marguerite (Conniff) Barrett. She was a 1946 graduate of Blakely High School. She worked for the Billig Shoe Company office, Penn Illuminating, for International Correspondence School and as executive secretary to the director of nursing at the Scranton State Hospital. She was also a manager of Spiegel Catalog Center. Ann was most proud of being a life member of VISITAS, Volunteer in Service to Allied Services. She was a faithful parishioner of Our Lady of the Snows Parish and a former member of Scranton Country Club.
Ann was a gracious and elegant lady who was fashionable in her appearance. Her gentleness and kind smile will be sadly missed.
Surviving are a brother, Dr. Joseph A. Barrett and wife, Marianne, of South Abington Twp.; nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by a brother, Edward F. Barrett; and four sisters, Mary Barrett, Mildred Barrett Booth, Helen Barrett and Peggy Barrett Lund; and a nephew, Edward Booth.
The funeral will be Thursday from Our Lady of the Snows Church, 301 S. State St., with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., to be celebrated by the Rev John M. Lapera. Interment, St. Patrick's Cemetery, Olyphant. The family will receive relatives and friends Thursday, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., at the Jennings-Calvey Funeral and Cremation Service Inc., 111 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit, PA 18411.
Memorial contributions may be made to Allied Services Foundation, 100 Abington Executive Park, Clarks Summit, PA 18411.