Marvin Kenneth Fisher

July 02, 1928 ‒ June 18, 2019

Galion, Ohio

Marvin Kenneth Fisher, 90, of Galion, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at Signature Health Care in Galion where he has resided the last four years. While there, he thoroughly enjoyed entertaining other residents and staff with his colorful stories and card tricks, and also took pride in helping to create weekly menus and managing the snack station.

Born July 2, 1928 in Toledo to the late Harry and Josephine (Molinski) Fisher. His wife Shirley L. Guzman preceded him in death.

Marvin was a graduate of Scott High School in Toledo and served in the United States Navy during World War II. He worked as a Maître d’ in New Orleans for most of his career and enjoyed the privilege of serving many celebrities including, Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland.

He made Galion his permanent home after losing nearly everything to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, but always had a special place in his heart for New Orleans.

He is survived by his brother, Robert (Janet) Fisher of Huntersville, North Carolina and three nieces and nephews. Mary Lou (Dennis) Junker and Marty (Lisa Zeisler) Kohls of Galion and Lisa (Mike) Orr of Powell and many great nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by brother, Harvey Fisher and sister, Vivian Kohls.

Private services for his family will be held at a later date. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Galion

Memorial contributions may be made to Kindred Hospice in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Marvin Fisher, and condolences may be made to them at


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  • Rug, Lisa and Mary Lou, So so sorry to hear of Marvin’s passing. Loved him dearly such a sweet person and loved hearing his stories and watching his card tricks. Thoughts and Prayers for all.

  • Sorry to hear of Mr. Marvin’s passing. We always enjoyed his stories that he told of his time in New Orleans. Thoughts and prayers to you all.
    Joe and Jean Beck

  • So sorry to hear, of your Uncle passing. He is now in God arms and he is enjoying being reunited with his family. Marylou you were a wonderful dedicated caregiver. God Bless all of you, during this difficult time.

  • So sorry to hear, of your Uncle passing. He is now in God arms and enjoying being with his family. Mary Lou you were a wonderful Dedicated Caregiving. God Bless you all, during this difficult time.