Jay T. Fisher “Just Trouble”
AUSTIN, Pa.---Jay T. “J.T.” “Whitey” Fisher, 83, a longtime resident of Austin, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 31, 2021, in Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, N.Y., after suffering a stroke.
Born on Monday, January 31, 1938, in York, he was a son of Chester and Ruth Toomey Fisher.
J.T. was a graduate of William Penn High School in Philadelphia. He was a US Army veteran having served during the Vietnam War. Throughout his life, J.T. was a self-employed carpenter. For a period of time, he had also been employed by PennDot.
J.T. was a lifetime member of White Rose Motorcycle Club in York and was a member of the Austin Post 7810 VFW. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding his motorcycle.
Jay was known as “J.T. – Just Trouble”, but was always there for anyone who needed a helping hand.
Left to cherish his memory are a son, Jay T. (Deborah) Fisher,, Jr. of Deland, Florida; three grandchildren, Frederick J. (Shelley) Fisher, Christopher N. (Lauren) Fisher, and Brianna M. Fisher; a sister, Joan (Norman) Sipe of Wrightsville; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, J.T. was predeceased by two brothers, Harvey Fisher and Ray Fisher.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2022, from 1pm to 3pm, at the Austin Vets Club, 293 Costello Avenue, Austin.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Austin Post 7810 VFW, 293 Costello Avenue, Austin, PA 16720.
J.T.’s family has entrusted his care and cremation arrangements to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.
To express condolences or share a fond memory of J.T., please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.