Linda Ann Schissler (1945 - 2017)

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Linda Ann Schissler, 71, of Ocean Pines, Maryland, passed away on February 15, 2017 peacefully in her sleep. Visitation will be held from 12:00 noon until 4:00 PM on Monday, February 20, 2017 at Burbage Funeral Home, 108 William Street, Berlin, MD 21811. A brief service will be hosted by her son, Matthew Schissler, her sister-in-law Sue Ann Bowen, her niece, Jennifer Pfister and her friend Dianne Manser Dunton. All arrangements are being handled by Burbage Funeral Home. Linda was born in Baltimore, Maryland on May 3, 1945. She graduated from Woodlawn High School, and received an Associate's Degree in Social Sciences from Carroll Community College. Linda was married to her high school sweetheart Lawrence T. (Larry) Schissler on May 15, 1965; they were married 51 years. The dazzling couple remained high school sweethearts their entire marriage. Larry passed away in August of 2016. Outside of being a mother to three children, Linda served in numerous positions. Her longest tenures included the Continuing Education Department of Carroll Community College and a sales consultant at Verizon. Not known to sit idle, in the early nineties, Linda also owned a candy store in Fenwick Island, DE, called Sweets and Treats. Her last position was with the Ocean City Police Department in the records division. She lived life to the fullest enjoying lots of travel and spending time with her friends and family. She was also actively involved in volunteering for decades, and was a dedicated member of the Parrothead Club of Ocean City. Linda is survived by her three children, Melissa L. Maletesta, Matthew L. Schissler and his wife Stephanie, and Michael H. Schissler and his wife Kim; her 7 grandchildren Elyse, Abbey, Joplin, Adrien, Tyrus, Mikala and Kaehleb; her nieces and nephews Kimberly, Jennifer, Lisa, Robert, Marie, James, Joanne, Beth, Jessica and Kenneth; and the rest of her relatives and friends. Linda is preceded in death by her parents, Howard V. Pfister, Sr. and Nellie Armsworthy, as well as her brother, Howard V. Pfister Jr. The family of Linda Schissler wishes to thank the Cardiology ICU of the University of Maryland Medical Center, Atlantic General Hospital and Coastal Hospice At the Lake of Salisbury, MD. Letters of condolence can be sent to the family at [email protected]

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Burbage Funeral Home - Berlin
108 William Street
Berlin, MD 21811
(410) 641-2111
Published in Carroll County Times on Feb. 17, 2017
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