Billie Lee Fischer, 82


CRANSTON, R.I. – Billie Lee Fischer died Oct. 27 at home. She was the beloved wife of Charles Fischer for 60 years. Born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, a daughter of the late Percy and Hannah (Gordon) Finberg, she had lived in Cranston for 60 years, previously living in Boston where she graduated from Boston University.

She worked for the Cranston Fire Department as an administrator and was a beloved part of their community, retiring in 2019. Prior to the Fire Department, Billie worked at James Kaplan Jewelers.  She was a longstanding member of Temple Sinai and an avid mahjong and canasta player.

She was the devoted mother of Robin Fischer Blatt (Robert) of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, Dr. Peter Fischer (Cheryl) of North Easton, Massachusetts and Dr. Bruce Fischer (Bori) of Boca Raton, Florida.  She was the dear sister of the late Adele Kay and Lois Silver.  She was the loving grandmother of Samantha, Michael, Rachel, Aaron, David and Ben.

Contributions in her memory may be made to Temple Sinai in Cranston, HopeHealth Hospice, or the charity of your choice.