James R. Fischoff


                                September 26, 1941 – December 31, 2017

SOUTH BEND – James R. Fischoff, 76, passed away unexpectedly at 8:43am Sunday at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
He was born on September 26, 1941 in South Bend to the late Joseph E. and Bertha (Ries) Fischoff.  A businessman, he served as the President of the former Ries Furniture Store.  He was a volunteer Fitness Instructor at the Jewish Federation of St. Joseph Valley. He studied Judaism at The Midwest Torah Center.
He is survived by his son David (Donna Rickles) Fischoff of Brooklyn, NY and his daughter Julie (Matt Franks) Fischoff also of Brooklyn, his brother George Fischoff of New York, NY and his former wife and mother of his children Mary Sue Austin of South Bend.  They all were his source of pride and joy.
Funeral services will be on Monday, January 1st at 2:30 at the Midwest Torah Center,                                 2516 S. Twyckenham  Dr., South Bend, IN 46614, Rabbi Kuppal Lindow, officiating.  Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Midwest Torah Center or to the Jewish Federation of St. Joseph Valley.


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