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Elaine Fisher

February 12, 1947 ~ June 24, 2018 (age 71)

ELAINE MARILYN FISHER, a native of New Orleans and a medical clerk and office manager for the Fisher Pediatric Clinic, died on Sunday evening, June 24, 2018. She was 71 years old. The daughter of the late Dr. Leo and Gloria Fisher, Elaine was a graduate of Rugby Academy. She attended college both at L.S.U. in Baton Rouge and at L.S.U.N.O. before completing a course in business administration at Soulé Business College. Miss Fisher, who never married, devoted her life instead to the children who were kept healthy by her father and in recent years by her younger brother, Dr. Marc Fisher, in their West Bank offices. She loved her work and would dedicate herself tirelessly, often staying late to complete paperwork and update medical records. She began her duties at the clinic in1967 and continued until her health began to fail in 2010. In recent years, Miss Fisher had been a resident of Azaleas for Assisted Living, a part of the Woldenberg Village. A member of Congregation Beth Israel for her entire life, she was also a life member of Hadassah. Elaine is survived by her brother Dr. Marc Fisher (Debbie), her nephew Dr. Jonathan Fisher, her niece Rebecca Fisher and numerous cousins. A graveside funeral will be conducted at the (New) Beth Israel Cemetery, 4444 Elysian Fields Avenue in New Orleans, LA on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Rabbi David Posternock will officiate. Memorial donations are suggested to the Leo Fisher, M.D. Memorial Fund at Children’s Hospital, 200 Henry Clay Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118 and Congregation Beth Israel, 4004 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, LA. An online guestbook is available at www.tharpsontheimerfh.com.

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