David Mitchneck

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November 18, 2011

David Aaron Mitchneck, 85, formerly of Wilkes-Barre, and Boynton Beach, Fla., died on November 18, 2011 while a resident at The Garden of Pine Run in Doylestown, Pa., where he made a lasting impression on the staff and the many friends he acquired in the nine months he resided there. David was born on October 25, 1926, in Wilkes-Barre, son of the late Sam & Nettie Mitchneck. He was one of four siblings, Harriet Kase, deceased; Marvin Mitchneck and his wife, Bunny, of New Rochelle, N.Y., and Jerry Marsh of Miami, Fla. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Honey Mitchneck. He is also survived by his sisters and brothers-in-law, Frances and Bernie Orbach and Florence and Larry Kramer. David was an avid athlete and a Mason for over 50 years. He joined the Navy and was a veteran of World War II and Korean War. He was the co-owner of the Wilkes-Barre Window Cleaning Co until his retirement, at which time he and his wife moved to Boynton Beach, Florida. He spent 20 happy years playing tennis, golfing, taking long walks, and spending time with his family. He was a wonderful and caring father to Linda Weisberger, Jill and Stan Pannella, and Lisa and Dr. Loren Grossman. He will be fondly remembered by his grandchildren Noah Weisberger, Sarajane Weisberger, Hannah Mosca, Brooke Obrien, Ryan Stevens, Jarod Grossman, Kelsey Grossman and Gabby Grossman. He will also be missed by his four great-grandchildren, Jordyn Obrien, Dylan Obrien, Makayla Weisberger and Xavier Gray. David lived his life as a good-natured person who was loyal to his family, friends and acquaintances. He was a big believer in second chances, saw everyone as his equal and treated them with consideration and respect. He will truly be missed. Funeral services will be held today, Sunday, November 20, 2011, at 1 p.m. at the Rosenberg Funeral Chapel, 348 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be in Ohav Zedek Cemetery, Hanover Township. Shiva will be observed 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Monday and Tuesday at the home of his daughter, Lisa Grossman, 725 Hampton Road, Shavertown. Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to the , P.O. Box 96011, Washington DC 20090 Condolences may be sent by visiting David's obituary at .

Published in Times Leader on Nov. 20, 2011
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