Lt. John R. Fischer, age 46 of Staten Island, Captain FDNY Ladder 20 Soho Manhattan, died heroically on September 11, 2001 in the World Trade Center terrorist attack. He was last seen on the 35th Floor of Tower 1. He began his career at 13 Truck Yorkville, Upper East Side.
He is survived by his wife, Jean (nee Corley of Manhattan); children, Timothy (14), Laura (12), John (9); parents, George W. Fischer (deceased 1984), Maureen (formerly Quinn) (deceased 1998); brothers, George, William, Robert (of Middletown, NJ); sister, Maureen Sanborn (of Staten Island). Survived by 16 nieces & nephews.
Memorial Mass at 10 A.M. Sacred Heart Church, 981 Castleton Ave., Staten Island, NY, Thursday, November 8, 2001. Funeral Director, Harmon Funeral Home, Forest Ave., S.I., N.Y. 10310.
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