Alice Fischer was a validated American supercentenarian who died in 2016 at the age of 110. At the time of her passing, she was the third-oldest known living person in the U.S. state of Massachusetts (after Goldie Michelson and Caroline Thiesing).
Alice Fischer was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, USA, on 23 December 1905. As a young girl, Fischer loved ice cream parlors, silent film serials like “The Perils of Pauline,” and dancing the fox-trot. As a teen, she moved to Fall River where she worked at a candy counter while studying at the School of Commerce.
Married life took Fischer to a farm in Westford, where she raised a son with her husband. After his passing, she remarried and balanced work as a school secretary, aircraft company personnel, and pharmacy bookkeeper until retiring at 85. She was also an active member of her church. In 2012, she moved to a nursing home, where her sharp memory remained despite declining vision and hearing at 108.
Fischer passed away in Walpole, Massachusetts, USA, on 26 January 2016, at the age of 110 years, 34 days. She was survived by two great-grandsons and two great-great-grandchildren. She outlived both her only son and her only grandson.
LongeviQuest congratulates Alice Fischer’s family on her posthumous recognition.
For more information, please view Mrs. Fischer’s Directory Profile here.