Frederick H. Wise

Frederick H. Wise, 77, of 1035 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at his home.

He was born June 7, 1936, in Williamsport, a son of Joseph and Martha D. Meckley Wise.

Frederick retired as an Electronics Technician Chief from the U.S. Navy and also retired from Brodart where he was a facility manager. He was a Korean War and Vietnam Navy veteran and enjoyed hunting and traveling.

He was predeceased by his parents; a brother, Dale; and his first wife, Constance.

Frederick is survived by his wife of 35 years, the former Sharon A. Fischer; three sons, Robert F. (Rebecca), of Wilson, N.C., Stephen D. (Karen), of Watertown, N.Y. and David E. (Gabriella), of Montoursville; two daughters, Elizabeth D. (Thomas Jr.) Dombrowsky of Fairfax, Va., and Christina D. (Shawn) Godard of Fairfield; two brothers, Joseph Dennis (Joanne) Wise, of Williamsport and James A. (Judy) Wise, of Sunbury; and nine grandchildren, Sam, Matthew, Alison, Kelly, Alex, Erica, Abigail, Michael and Eleni.

A gathering of relatives and friends will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Johnson’s Cafe, 334 Broad St., Montoursville.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Susquehanna Regional Home Health & Hospice, c/o Susquehanna Health Foundation, 1001 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, PA 17701.

Arrangements are by Spitler Funeral Home, Montoursville.