Carl E. Wisniewski Sr., 81, of Middletown Township, died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
Born and raised in Nanticoke, Carl was an original homeowner in the Highland Park section of Levittown for the past 56 years.
Carl played the violin and was an avid gardener. He enjoyed taking his two-mile walk around his neighborhood every morning.
He had beautiful blue eyes and a bright smile. Carl will be missed by many, especially those to whom he was like a father.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Sophie and Martin Wisniewski, and brother, Martin.
Beloved husband for 50 years of the late Joann T. (Yanus), he was the loving father of Carl Jr., James and his wife, Martha, and Donna; and the devoted grandfather of three precious grandchildren, Benjamin, Julie and Maggie. He will also be sadly missed by his dog, Max, and bird, Chipper.
Relatives and friends are invited to call 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Queen of the Universe Church, 2443 Trenton Road, Levittown, where his funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Rite of committal will immediately follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Bensalem.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Carl's name may be made to Chandler Hall Hospice, 99 Barclay St., Newtown, PA 18940; or Multiple Myeloma Research Fund, 383 Main Ave., 5th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851.
Condolences may be posted at www.doughertyfuneralhome.com.
James J. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc.
2200 Trenton Rd.
Levittown, PA 19056
Published in Times Leader on Aug. 28, 2013