August 19, 1943 - October 25, 2020
Dianne R. Fischer, age 77 of Lewes, DE, passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on August 19, 1943 in Darby, PA, daughter of the late Robert P. and Emily (Keech) Regester. Ms. Fischer grew up and went to Upper Darby High School and was an outstanding athlete. She excelled in field hockey, basketball, and tennis. After high school, she attended Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Physical Education, and later earned her Master’s Degree. Ms. Fischer also graduated from Ursinus with 4 Varsity letters in field hockey, basketball, tennis and softball. After college graduation in 1965, she played for the United States Olympic field hockey team as their goalie. She returned to Upper Darby High School and built a lifelong career of over 32 dedicated years as a Physical Education teacher. During her teaching career, Ms. Fischer was also a respected coach of girls’ field hockey, tennis, and basketball. In 2004, she was inducted into the Delaware County PA Athletes Hall of Fame for Field Hockey. Ms. Fischer volunteered for the American Heart Association, was a member of Lewes Yacht Club, and an avid golfer. She loved days in the sun, getting tan on the beach, happy hours, cooking, and Sundays cheering on her Philadelphia Eagles. Above all, she cherished time spent with those she held most dear. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister, and friend who was loved by so many, and her smile and sense of humor will be deeply missed by all who knew her. In addition to her parents, Ms. Fischer was preceded in death by her son, Robbie Fischer. She is survived by her companion of 26 years, Kathi C. Young of Lewes, DE; her daughter, Dawn Domzalski (Dave) of West Chester, PA; her grandchildren: Justin Domzalski and Haley Dianne Domzalski; her brothers: Bob Regester (Karen) of Myerstown, PA and Ken Regester of Drexel Hill, PA; and her faithful feline companion, Lucky. Services are private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in Ms. Fischer’s memory to the American Lung Association, 630 Churchman’s Road, Newark, DE 19702, or the SPCA, 22918 Dupont Boulevard, Georgetown, DE 19947. Please sign the online guestbook located on the tribute page.
Dianne R. Fischer, age 77 of Lewes, DE, passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on August 19, 1943 in Darby, PA, daughter of the late Robert P. and Emily (Keech) Regester. Ms. Fischer... View Obituary & Service Information
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