William Fisher, 91, a teacher, assistant principal, and principal in the Jersey City public school system who retired after 32 years of service, passed away peacefully at Bayonne Medical Center on Jan. 25 with his wife and daughter by his side. He was a WW II veteran, a husband and a father. He was a lifelong resident of Bayonne.Bill was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in the South Pacific during World War II. He received a B.A. degree from Rutgers University, an M.A. degree from Jersey City State College, and earned Doctor’s equivalency as well. Bill was. “Mr. Fischer” was fondly remembered by those with whom he worked, and he thoroughly enjoyed his time with them.He kept himself in great shape by daily exercise and was recognized by many for the frequent walks he took with his wife near Bayonne Park. Some may remember him from his days as a lifeguard at the Boulevard Pool. He was an avid reader; favorite subjects included history, religion, politics, cars, and philosophy. A self-described “car buff,” Bill was known for taking good care of his cars and for years, he could be seen outside weekly, hand-washing and detailing his car. Bill was crafty, wrote poetry, and was a meticulous maker of intricate model ships (and planes), which he displayed throughout his home, and even exhibited at City Hall. His love of art, nature, poetry, humor, psychology, and education were shared with his only child, daughter Dara.Bill is survived by his wife, Germaine (DiMeola) Fischer and his daughter, Dara Fischer, a public school art teacher. Of all his titles and life accomplishments, Bill was most proud to have been called “Dad”. Also survived by his brother Alvin and sisters-in-law Sonia and Adelle Fischer of Florida, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.He was predeceased by his parents Ella (Wolff) Fischer and Robert Fischer, his brothers Murray, Leonard and Sheldon Fischer, and sisters Marion Lewko, Gloria Laub, and Selma Levy. Funeral arrangements were private. For those wishing to make a donation in Bill’s memory, kindly donate to an animal welfare or animal rescue organization of your choice. read more