John M. Wessner, 75, passed away, Monday, April 29th after a brief illness.
Born in Freeling, Australia, June 19, 1943, a son of the late John and Beryl Cawrse Wessner.
John was a graduate of Porter Tower High School. He was a United States Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War.
John retired after 33 years of service with Commonwealth Telephone Company. Following retirement he helped his son at Wessner's Taxidermy.
John was a member of Sunnyside Hunting Club, Oriwn Gun Club and the Orwin Fire Company.
He was an avid outdoorsman, who lived to hunt and fish.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife of 55 years, Eileen Reiner Wessner, January 31, 2018
Surviving are his three children, Jonna Hoke (Dave), Orwin; Julie Ullman, Maryland and Dennis Wessner (Cindy), Orwin; one sister, Jeanne Karpaitis (Francis), Florida; grandchildren he was very proud of, Ryan, Lauren and Cory Ullman, Emily and Erica Wessner, Kylie Baker and Kortlynd Hoke; two great grandchildren, Maxon and Kalder Baker.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family with burial in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in John's name should be made to the Grace United Methodist Church, Helping Hands Fund, 101 E. Wiconisco Street, Muir PA 17957. Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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Grace United Methodist Church
101 E. Wiconisco Street, Muir PA 17957