January 23, 2014

Memorial Service For Rob Fisher

Robert E. Fisher: 1955 - 2014

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 25, for Rob Fisher, 58, a long-time employee of Dow Jones Newswires and member of IAPE who passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 20.

Rob Fisher (Facebook)

Fisher, a 1977 graduate of Rider University, joined Dow Jones in December 1980. He held a number of editorial positions at Dow Jones, including as head of operations in the London bureau. Most recently, he was a special writer on the Real-Time News Desk in New York. Fisher, who was on short-term disability at the time of his passing, graduated from Allentown High School. Fisher, who lived in his hometown of Cranbury, N.J., previously worked for The Trentonian.

Fisher's memorial service will be held Saturday at Saul Funeral Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ 08690 from 2-3 p.m.

Fisher's family has designated the American Liver Foundation for memorial contributions.

Donors will be directed to a donation page where they should enter their information as well as Robert Fisher's and, as the Notification Recipient Name: William Fisher, 5 Desiree Place, Hamilton, NJ 08690 as the address to which the family would like the ALF to send an acknowledgment letter.

Donations may also be made by mail to:

American Liver Foundation
39 Broadway, Suite 2700
New York, NY 10006-3003

Please include a note with your donation, indicating Robert Fisher's name and William Fisher's name and address to which the acknowledgment letter will be sent. All donors will receive an acknowledgment letter from ALF for their gift.