Published in The Washington Post on Nov. 26, 2018
Alan Donald Fishman
October 14, 1935 - November 24, 2018
Alan Donald Fishman, 83, a native Washingtonian and pharmacist in the Washington area
for almost 40 years, died on November 24, 2018.
Beloved husband of JoEllen; cherished father of Donald (Sonya Schwartz) and Tena
Fishman Frank (Blair Frank); loving grandfather of Jacob Frank, Sandy Frank, Sam
Fishman and Harry Fishman.
Mr. Fishman worked at Sibley Hospital and Peoples Drug Stores, including Maxwell &
An Army veteran, he graduated from Roosevelt High School (1954) and George
He was a member of Woodmont Country Club, where he was an avid tennis player, and
Washington Hebrew Congregation. He was a longtime Washington Capitals hockey fan
and was recently profiled in a Washington Post piece regarding his son, a Capitals
executive, bringing the Capitals' Stanley Cup to Mr. Fishman in his final days.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Washington
Hebrew Congregation, 3935 Macomb St. NW, Washington, DC with interment to follow at
Garden of Remembrance, Clarksburg, MD.
Shiva will be observed the evening after the funeral.
Donations in his memory can be made to the charity of your choice.
Services entrusted to Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral Care.