William A. Fisk
William A. Fisk, Jr., 81, of Wilton, NH, died at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island, on September 7, 1933, the son of William A Fisk, Sr. and Edna (McCormick) Fisk. Bill graduated from Wilton High School, the class of 1953. He served his country in the Navy. Bill married his wife, Joyce A. Fisk, in July of 1954 and they spent 60 years together. Bill was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He and his family loved to go camping on Cape Cod, MA, in Maine and at Greenfield State Park. He loved his large vegetable garden. Bill worked as a machinist at the New Hampshire Ball Bearing in Peterborough, NH for 47 years. Bill was best known for his maple sugar. He and his wife were the owners of the Little Sugar House for 28 years. He served as a director of the NH Maple Producers and was the president for 2 years. Bill volunteered his time at the NH Maple booth at the Eastern State Expo for many years and he was a member for four years of the Hillsborough County Extension Council in Milford.
He was a mentor to his grandson Benjamin as he followed in the footsteps of his grandfather producing maple products. Bill was a family man and always enjoyed time that he spent with his grandchildren and family.
Bill is survived by his wife of 60 years, Joyce A. Fisk; 3 sons, Darrell A. Fisk, and his wife Susan, of Wilton, NH, Wendell A. Fisk, and his wife Amber, of Temple, NH, and Jeffrey A. Fisk, and his wife Sharron, of Hamburg, NY; 7 grandchildren, Brandon, Samantha, Benjamin, Brett, Emily, James, and Melanie; and a great-grandchild, Michael. Bill was predeceased by a brother, Howard Fisk.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bill’s name to the American Cancer Society of New Hampshire, 2 Commerce Dr. #110, Bedford, NH 03110.
A Memorial Service was held on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at 11am at the First Unitarian Congregational Society of Wilton Center, in Wilton, NH. Burial was at the Vale End Cemetery in Wilton. A reception was held following the service at the “The Red House” across the street from the church.
The arrangements are in the care of the Michaud Funeral Home, 32 Maple St., Wilton, NH. To view an online obituary or leave a condolence, please visit the website www.