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Robert Fisk

August 26, 1934 - September 8, 2015


Athens, Pennsylvania

Date of Death:

September 8, 2015



Birth Date:

August 26, 1934

Birth Place:

Sayre, Pennsylvania

Service Information:

Saturday. October 3, 2015, 1:00 P.M., Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad St., Waverly, New York


Saturday, October 3, 2015, Noon to 1:00 P.M., Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York


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Robert Fisk

Robert (Bob) Fiske, Age 81 of Athens, Pennsylvania passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at Select Specialty Hospital, Danville, Pennsylvania, with his family by his side.

Robert was born on August 26, 1934 to Alpheus (Fred) Fiske and Doris Steinmetz. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Edna Fiske; children, Sherry (Patrick) Murphy, Bobby (Debbie) Fiske, Sandra Dunfee(Timothy VanDyke), Penny (William) Singer, Steve (Kathy) Fiske, Judy (Gene) Rockwell, Grandchildren; Jaime Murphy-King, Mark Murphy, Fawne Fiske, Bobbie Fiske, Dillion Fiske, McKenzie Fiske, Sarah Fiske, Zack Dunfee, Timothy VanDyke, Eric Burlingame, Chadd Burlingame , Lynsey O’Connor, Jennifer O’ Herron, Shaylee Fiske, Derek Rockwell, Darin Rockwell; Brother, Charlie Fiske; several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a faithful companion, Buddy.

Robert was the former Chief of Police of South Waverly and worked many years at Ingersoll-Rand. After retiring, he and his wife enjoyed spending their winters in Florida. He loved to hunt and fish, camp and boat. He was known as a real dare devil at the Burro Enduro races, and was a member of the 1949-50 undefeated Waverly football team. You could always find Robert on the sidelines of grandchildren’s events supporting them all the way. He was an avid collector of junk, always tinkering with something to come up with a more “convenient” way to accomplish a task.  Bob truly was “one in a million” and will be greatly missed by his family and all that knew him.

 A time of gathering with family and friends will be from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M., Saturday, October 3, 2015, at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York. The celebration of  Bob’s life will follow the visitation with his family and friends honoring his memory at 1:00 P.M. A special tribute to Bob’s life will be presented on DVD during the funeral service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to one’s favorite charity. Those wishing may visit our Facebook Page or send a private sympathy message of remembrance for Bob’s family in “obituaries” at

Sympathy Messages

From: Rick Gooch
I never met you my friend, but I got a good idea about you through your journalism....every piece you created was truth. I will miss your forthright articles.
May the Lord come to your soul and take you into heaven
Best Wishes
Rick Gooch   BEc BA MBA DipEd

From: Rick Gooch
May the Lord come and take your soul into heaven my friend Robert Fisk
I loved your journalism and your forceful truthful writings.
I am missing you already
Best to all your people who are left
A friend
Rick Gooch BEc BA MBA DipEd

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