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Vincent E. Miszler

June 19, 1923 - April 1, 2016

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: April 8, 2016

Funeral Home Hessling Funeral Home

Place of Service Saint Mary Magdalen

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Vincent E. Miszler, 92, of Honesdale, died on Friday, April 1, 2016 at the VNA Hospice Unit at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Betty Watson on July 27, 2004. The couple married on May 29, 1948.

Born on June 19, 1923 in Berlin Township, he was the son and last surviving member of the Charles and Wilhelmina Wiest Miszler family. He was a US Army veteran of World War II.

After returning home from the war, he worked in New York as a carpenter and later worked for the Pennsylvania Game Commission for a short time. Before retiring, He worked at Katz Underwear Factory for 49 years in the cutting department.

Vinnie was an active member of the White Mills Fire Department and at one time served as treasurer. He was also a 3rd degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Council #363. He was a member of the former St. Joseph’s Church in White Mills currently a member of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Honesdale, attending St. Bernard’s Church in Beach Lake. He was a volunteer for the Red Cross at local blood drives and also donated regularly until he was no longer able.

He was an avid golfer and a member of Cricket Hill Golf Course. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. Vinnie and Betty enjoyed dancing and was known to Polka around the room with his grandchildren.

Surviving are his sons Tom Miszler and wife Pamela and Vince all of Honesdale; daughters Tanya Gibbons of Clifford Twp. and Debbie Johannes of Honesdale; his grandchildren, Dana McCormick and husband Michael, Jeffrey Johannes Jr. and wife Sarah, Tracy Johannes, Nicole Miszler, Cody Miszler and wife Samantha, Marlene and Thomas Gibbons. He is also survived by his great grandchildren Tara, Tabatha, Daniel, Brenna, Tommy, Emma, Roxanna, Autumn and baby Lilly who is due in June; great-great grandchildren Kenzi, Alexander and Carmen; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brothers Francis “Bucky”, Joe, Charles, Bernie, and Albert Miszler and sisters Mary Simmons and Stella Warfield; his son-in-laws Roger Gibbons and Jeffrey Johannes.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, April 8th at St. Mary Magdalen Church, Honesdale at 10 am. Interment with military honors will follow in Indian Orchard Cemetery. Friends may visit Hessling Funeral Home, Inc., 428 Main St. Honesdale on Thursday, 5 to 7. All visitors are asked to use the 5th Street entrance.

Memorial contributions can be made to the White Mills Fire Dept., PO Box 273, White Mills, PA 18473 or St. John the Evangelist Parish, 414 Church St. Honesdale, PA 18431.