Carl John Fischer
Resident of Martinez
May 27, 1948- January 27, 2023
Carl was born in Oakland, California and graduated from Fremont High School. He served in the U.S. Navy Reserves and worked for Pacific Telephone while earning a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Hayward State University. In 1983 Carl purchased a private company he renamed American Marble which he operated for 40 years. In 2004 Carl also earned a Master of Business Administration from John F. Kennedy University.
Throughout his life, Carl enjoyed boating, flying, skiing, and was a world traveler. He especially enjoyed listening to music and cooking. Carl had a soft spot for animals and rescued cats, deer, and his beloved dog, Sunny. He was also an avid parishioner at Christ the King Church in Pleasant Hill.
Carl is survived by his wife, Nancy R. Fischer, his daughter and son-in-law, Christine and Grant Wood, his grandchildren, Haley and Aidan Afshar. Carl is also survived by his sisters, Kathleen Reed, Margaret and Patricia Fischer, and brothers, Thomas, Peter and Richard Fischer. He is preceded in death by his parents, Margaret and Carl Fischer.
Mass Intention offered for Carl at Christ the King Catholic Church on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at 4pm 199 Brandon Road Pleasant Hill, CA.
The mass can be observed live at ctkph.org (and will be recorded to view anytime following the mass.)
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