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April 27, 2014

John H. Wisher Sr.

July 10, 1938 - April 18, 2014

WITHERBEE — WEST CHAZY/SARASOTA, FLA. - John H. Wisher Sr. "Jack", 75, of West Chazy, died after a brief illness on April 18, 2014, in Sarasota, Fla. with his loving wife Carol (Wright) and his family by his side.

Jack was the son of the late Harold and Delores Wisher. Jack retired from the Mohawk Paper Mill in Waterford. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the Watervliet Elks Lodge.

He is survived by his wife Carol; children, Nancy (Alan) Phillips, Patty (Tim) Gardner, Linda (Tim) Bedard, John (Teresa) Wisher and Carol (Lyle) Darmetko; stepchildren, Tina (Martin) Brothers, Toni (Javier) Perez and Tracy Bedard (Ron Depo); grandchildren, Brian, Daniel and Kylie Phillips, Laura Freebern, Julie and Kevin Gardner, Nicholas and Madison Bedard; Christopher Finnegan, Benjamin, Olivia and Cassie Wisher; Julian, Connor and Carly Darmetko; Casey LaFountain, Courtney McGowan, Lucas, Luis and Isabela Perez, Jenna Sequin, Michael Bombard and Taylor Depo; great-grandchildren, Riley and Maverick Phillips; siblings, Pat Shufelt, Paul, Janet, Ruth, James, Mary and Phyllis Wisher and the late Connie Meher; special cousin Randy (Maryanne) Whisher; many nieces, nephews and his former wife and dear friend, Shirley Wisher.

"Pop" loved his family and cherished time playing a good

game of acey duecy with the grandkids.

A special thank you to sister, Janet and all the family members who loved and cared for him during his illness.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1 p.m. on May 10, at the Watervliet Lodge of Elks and a dedication to his final resting place will be held in the summer at a family owned camp in the Adirondacks.

Donations in Jack's honor can be made to your local Salvation Army. Arrangements were entrusted to National Cremation & Burial Society, 2990 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, FL 34239 (941) 923-9535,

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