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Edward Wisell

July 30, 1938 — April 11, 2022

Morrisville- Edward Wisell, 83, passed away April 11, 2022 at the Manor Nursing Home, following a short illness. Edward was born on July 30, 1938 in Morrisville, VT, the Son of Webster Wisell and Ruth (Stygles) Wisell. He graduated from Red Bank High School in New Jersey in 1956 after which he joined the United States Air Force. During his first year at Johnson State College, he met a lovely young education major Gloria Parizo. The two married on June 11, 1962. Ed and Gloria built their own home together in Johnson Vt. where they have resided for nearly 60 years. Ed began working at the Talc Mill in Johnson as a general laborer and ended his career as the Supervisor of the Plant in 1993. He and Gloria owned Johnson's first video store the Entertainer before officially retiring in 2004. After taking up golf in his retirement he enjoyed weekly rounds with special golfing buddies Ron and Alton. He was especially proud of his two aces on the third hole at the Bakersfield Country Club. He sincerely enjoyed walking around the town of Johnson, visiting with locals and noting the ever changing seasons. Ed spent his free time watching the Red Sox win and loose, gardening, and attending family get-togethers. He loved to put on grand Christmas celebrations with mountains of presents and a huge feast. Ed was fortunate to have his children and grandchildren living close by all of whom were able to visit him during his final hours. Ed is survived by his loving wife Gloria, his spouse of sixty years, his daughters Gretchen Irwin and her husband Jarrod, of Johnson, and Courtney Kittell and her husband Andrew, of Milton his grandchildren, Sloane Prescott and her husband Tyler, Lilly-Anne Connolly and her husband Maxxwell, Seth Irwin and his fiance Faith Fair; and two great-grandchildren, Cecelia and Nora Prescott. Ed's extended family of nephews David, Bruce, Jan, Kevin and special niece Kelly reside in New Jersey. He is predeceased by his father, Webster Wisell; mother, Ruth Wisell; sister, Patricia Williams. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the Paralyzed Veterans of America at pva.org in his memory.
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