Jack Fishbon of Needham, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family on Sunday August 18. He was 89. Born in Boston on March 31, 1930, Mr. Fishbon was the son of the late Hyman & Matilda (Kerzner) Fishbon. Jack proudly served in the US Army during the Korean War and was also a member of the Army band as a saxophone player. He was a graduate of Wentworth Institute and Northeastern University, where he earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Fishbon worked as a Mechanical Engineer for 27 years at the AGFA Corp. in Wilmington. Jack is survived by his beloved wife Barbara (Shair) Fishbon, his children, Mark E. Fishbon & his wife Shira of Sharon, Cheryl Fishbon of Los Angeles, formerly of Needham and Lillian Fishbon & her partner James Turner of Ashland. Mr. Fishbon is the cherished grandfather of Talia and Anna Fishbon, dear brother of Roberta Hamovitz of Los Angeles and the loving uncle of Glenn Hamovitz & his wife Valucha and the late Eric Hamovitz and Amy Hamovitz. He is also survived by his caregiver and friend, Joseph Daniels. Funeral services will be held at Schlossberg Memorial Chapel, 824 Washington St., Canton on Wednesday August 21 at 10AM. Interment to follow at Sharon Memorial Park. Memorial observances will be held at his late residence immediately following the burial until 4PM & 7PM-9PM. Continuing Thursday 1PM-4PM & 7PM-9PM and Friday 1PM-4PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Parkinson Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131. www.parkinson.org, or to the charity of one’s choice.
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