Mr. Michael Wyshinski, 87, of Muncy Valley, PA 17758, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, with his loving family at his side.
Mike was born Nov. 20, 1925, in Berwick, Pa., one of ten children of the late Basil and Anna Bogdan Wyshinski. He left school and went to the state of Wyoming to become a cowboy.
He was called away during World War II where he served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater serving from 1943 to 1946.
After the war, he began working in the U.S. Merchant Marines for Sun Oil Company where he served for 26 years.
He married Anne Bernice Nayda of Chester, Pa., on Feb. 18, 1951. Anne predeceased him on Jan. 13, 2011.
Mike and Anne resided in Morton, Pa., until retiring to Sullivan County in 1973. Mike worked for many years for Sullivan County as a Sheriff’s deputy.
He was a loving spouse, father, and grandfather and also enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He loved Sullivan County and its entire people.
Surviving are two daughters, Debra Wyshinski of Chicago, Ill. and Nancy Wyshinski (John Callaghan) of Marlborough, Conn.; brother, Nicholas Wyshinski of Berwick; two sisters, Mary Shiner of Baltimore, Md., and Gail Fink of Berwick; granddaughter, Mary-Jo Callaghan of Marlborough, Conn.; numerous nieces and nephews and his beloved dog, Ginger.
Mike was predeceased by two brothers, Frank Fetich and John Wyshinski and four sisters, Eva Weaver, Kate Russell, Anna Williams and Helen Wyshinski.
Burial service will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at 5 p.m. at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, Pa., with the Rev. Dennis Hendershot, officiating.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 p.m. until the time of the service at 5 p.m.
To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to www.homerfuneralhome.com.