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Robert H. Fisher

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, December 20th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Robert H. Fisher, who died unexpectedly on Saturday, December 16th, following a brief illness at North Shore Medical Center – Salem Hospital. He was 75 years old. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, December 21st at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) at 10:30 a.m., followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Bob was born in Winthrop and he was raised and educated in Revere. He is an alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1960. He furthered his education at Boston State College, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Education and later his Master’s Degree as well. Bob began a career with the Revere Public School System as a teacher at the Mary T. Ronan School, later becoming the guidance counselor at the Beachmont School and Garfield School. Bob loved what he did and his over 30 years as a teacher demonstrated his commitment to children and public service. He was a well-respected mentor to many students in the school system and his tireless dedication to help children of all backgrounds made an everlasting difference in countless lives. Bob enjoyed hearing from former students as they grew older and many of these students expressed sincere gratitude for the assistance and advice he provided to them. After retiring, he pursued another career, as a Customer Service Manager for Dollar Rent a Car where he formed many long-lasting bonds with colleagues who greatly enjoyed his humorous and good natured spirit. Bob’s greatest title that he held was “Dad”; he cherished his two children and his grandchildren even more so. He was extremely proud of their accomplishments and their paths chosen in life. Bob was a life- long resident of Revere.

He is the loving father of Atty. Robert A. Fisher & his wife Jaime E. Fisher of Newburyport, and Dr. Lauren D. Fisher & her wife Lourdes M. Fisher of Brooklyn, NY. He is the adored grandfather of Shelby, Rowan, Blake, Maddison & Madylan. He is the devoted brother of the late Gail M. Fisher, & the late Atty. Paul T. Fisher & his wife Carol E. Fisher of Saugus. He is the cherished uncle of Ryan P. Fisher & his wife Danielle E. Fisher, & their daughter Ella, all of Saugus. Also lovingly survived by his former wife Diane M. (Averill) Gianatassio of Quincy & many close friends, colleagues, and former students.


Visiting Hours

Wednesday, December 20th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, December 21st at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to Make A Wish Massachusetts & Rhode Island, One Bullfinch Place Suite 201, Boston, MA 02114-2931.


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  1. Tony & Donna Flaherty
    Dec 20 2017


    We are so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. He was a great guy who will be missed. We will miss all the fun we had the many evenings we spent together. You were wonderful for each other. Hope that all your memories help to sustain you in this difficult time.

  2. Maria Cole
    Dec 19 2017


    I am so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Bob was such a kind, witty, and thoughtful man. I know how much love and happiness you brought each other. May your wonderful memories of your years together help comfort you at this very sad time.

  3. Derek Cataldo & Family
    Dec 18 2017

    To Ginny Cerretani,

    We are so sorry for your loss Ginny. It was clear how happy Bob was when he was around you and the love that you guys shared for each other. Bob was a super guy and he will be missed. Cherish the great moments that you guys shared over the past few years together. God bless..

  4. Maryann Cintolo
    Dec 18 2017

    To Ginny Cerretani,

    I was so sorry to hear about Bob’s passing. He was such a kind and loving man who was held in great esteem by his countless colleagues and friends. I know how very special he was to you and your family. May you be comforted by your memories and the happy times you had together. My deepest sympathy and heartfelt sorrow.

  5. The Allen Family
    Dec 18 2017

    We were so sorry to hear about Bob. Our deepest condolences to his family. May God grant you comfort and peace during this difficult time. The precious memories you shared will be the greatest treasures of your heart. Gone but never forgotten; resting peacefully, safe in God’s memory. Our heartfelt prayers are with you. John 6:40; Isaiah 41:10.

  6. Francine Glixman Finn
    Dec 18 2017

    I am so very sorry for your loss. Bob made my years in revere schools fun!

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