Merle
Merle Edison Fish Jr. Born May 11, 1918 and passed away July 22, 2005. Merle was the loving husband of Majorie for 62 years. He attended LA High, graduated from Chapman University in 1940 and received his Masters and Ph.D. from USC. He served as minister of the First Christian Church of North Hollywood and the Hollywood Congregational Church. He also taught Sociology at both Harbor and Valley Colleges. He has been a long time resident of Hermosa Beach and was active in many community groups. Merle has served as President of the Hermosa Beach Kiwanis and Coordinating Council. He served on the Parks and Recreation Committee and was on the Board of Project Touch. He was a very active member of the Manhattan Beach Community Church. Last year the Merle and Marjorie Fish Interfaith Center was dedicated at Chapman University. He was the beloved father of Warren Fish (Gretchen) and Janet Buckley (George). He is also survived by grandchildren Melissa Young (Jeff), Heather Fish, Adam and Christopher Buckley and great grandson Aiden Young. Memorial service at Manhattan Beach Community Church on Wednesday, July 27th.

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