James Donald Fisk

Burnt Hills * James Donald Fisk known to the Capital District as "uncle Jim Fisk" from the Freihofer Bread Stories Television show and as the patriarch of JIMAPCO Maps passed away Saturday Jan. 8, 2011 following a short illness.  Jim was born in 1919 in GLens Falls to David Simpson Fisk and Grace Gibson Fisk.

Jim Fisk was predeceased in 1981, by his first wife, Jane Gitsham Fisk.  He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Mary Lou Fisk; his sister Grace Elizabeth Giddings; his four children: David (Christina) Fisk of Kattskill Bay, NY, Thomas (Margaret), Barbara ( Gregory) Gachowski, Sarah (Kevin) West, stepdaughter, Margo Ryerson; six grandchildren: Stacy Mendrick and Michael FIsk, Jamie Gachowski and Stephanie Hample, Erika and Connor West, three step-grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 73 Midline Road, Ballston Lake, NY on Jan. 22, 2011 at 11am

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be directed to the Make a Wish Foundation, the Adirondack Lyme Disease Foundation, your local animal shelter, or the charity of one's choice.

Arrangements are by Townley & Wheeler Funeral Home.

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