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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Fisk, Pastor J. Victor




Pastor J. Victor "Vic" Fisk, 84, of Apollo, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022, after passing peacefully in his home. He was born July 20, 1937, in Blawnox. Vic is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Janice (Mazur) Fisk; their three children, Victoria Fisk, Tammy (Lyle) Stewart and Andrew (Maggie) Fisk; his brother, Calvin Fisk; stepbrother, William Bowen; and stepsister, Eunice Bitzer; as well as eight nephews, seven nieces, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur Fisk, Ethel Fisk Bowen and stepfather, Richard Bowen. Vic was a 1955 graduate of New Kensington High School and went on to obtain his minister license from Berean Bible College. He later became a licensed Full Gospel Assemblies Minister and served as an executive board member for many years. He was honored to hold the position of lead pastor at Trinity Assembly Church in New Kensington for 35 years. He achieved his machinist degree at Carnegie Technical Institute and enjoyed working for Alcoa Research Lab for more than 20 years, where he engineered the design for the first aluminum golf club step-down shaft. Throughout his career, he also worked at Gulf Research and Solid State Measurements, which led into his retirement. He was a licensed locksmith and a licensed pilot. After his retirement, he completed massage therapy school at Career Training Academy in Monroeville. He enjoyed studying, reading books, softball, motorcycle riding, roller skating, skiing, swimming, fishing, panning for gold, metal detecting, taking nature walks in the woods, hiking Mt. Timpanogos in Utah's Wasatch Range and traveling the United States with his wife and family. Friends and family will be received from 4 to 7 p.m., with a service conducted by Pastor Simeon Strauser upon conclusion of the visitation, Monday, Feb. 14, 2022, at BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES INC., 421 Allegheny Ave., Oakmont, PA 15139. Please wear a mask inside the funeral home. Private arrangements for his final resting place have been entrusted to Greenwood Memorial Cemetery in Lower Burrell.