Walter Lowrie Fisher
Hanover, N.H. — Walter Lowrie Fisher, 88, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at Kendal at Hanover. He was born in Stamford, Conn. and raised his family in New Canaan, Conn.
He graduated from Deerfield Academy in 1943 and spent four years in the United States Marine Corps during World War II in the Pacific arena.
He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1950 during which he became an All-American lacrosse player and captain of his team.
He was a partner in a family cattle ranch in Oklawaha, Fla. for several years, then with a growing family returned to New Canaan and joined the Chemical Bank in New York City.
In 1980, he moved to Mystic, Conn., and joined The Equitable Insurance Co. and resided in Mystic for 20 years.
After retiring, in 2000 he moved to Kendal at Hanover and Orford, N.H. where he built a small farm raising registered miniature horses.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, the former Katharine Blodget of Hanover; four daughters, Constance Shrecengost of Martinez, Calif., Sarah Connors of Franconia, N.H., Lowrie Ann Leahy of Neenah, Wis. and Katharine Simpson, also of Neenah; four grandsons, Walter Hatcher, Braddock and Jeffrey Simpson and Nicholas Connors. He is also survived by his brother, William Fisher of California and two sisters, Frances Wilson of Florida and Alice Blood of Montana.
He was predeceased by his older brother, Bradley Fisher.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, 2:30 p.m., at the Lyme Congregational Church, Lyme, N.H.
To view an online memorial and or send a message of condolence to the family, please visit www.rand-wilson.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Rand-Wilson Funeral Home of Hanover.