On March 7, 2022, Diana May Fisher (Thompson), 'Aunt DeDe’ to most, passed away at the Christiana Hospital following a brief illness.
DeDe was 79 years old at the time of her death. DeDe was born on July 16, 1942 in Salem Hospital to the late Harriet M. and Francis O. Thompson. As a life-long Salem County resident, She grew up in Elsinboro, lived in Hancocks Bridge with beloved husband Bill, and later in Leisure Arms of Lower Alloways Creek. A graduate of Salem High School and the licensed Practical Nurse Program at Salem County Technical Institute (later known as Salem Community College). DeDe worked at the Memorial Hospital of Salem County for over 30 years as an LPN in critical care, step-down, and medical records. DeDe was predeceased by her husband William Fisher in 2005 and best friend Denise Abbott in 2017. She is survived by her brother Andrew F. Thompson and his wife Margaret, of Elsinboro. Niece Rebecca L. Haines and husband Scott, and their children, Chelsea, Benjamin, Justin, and Will of Lower Alloways Creek. Nephew Dwight, his wife Angela and their sons Andrew and Logan of Pitman. As well as many other associated “Nieces & Nephews”. Special thanks to Kennora Thompson and John & Ruth Morrissey for being close and supportive neighbors over the past decade at the Leisure Arms Complex. Dede will be most remembered for her love and dedication to her family and her love of animals.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 18, 2022 at St. Mary’s Cemetery. 140 Walnut Street, Salem NJ 08079.
In lieu of Flowers, anyone wishing to make a contribution in her name might consider donating to the Salem County Humane Society