Obituary: John C. Misener, 85

SOUTHBOROUGH – John C. Misener, 85, a life long resident of Southborough, died on Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Hearthstone at New Horizons in Marlborough after a long illness.

John was a World War II Army veteran, serving in Germany and Austria and was part of the Panther’s Division 66. He worked for McCarthy Pools of Southborough for over 35 years as the Service Manager. John and Paul McCarthy set up the very first pool the company ever installed. He was also a call firefighter for 42 years for the town of Southborough, and an active member of the American Legion, Bagley-Fay Post 161, where he was a past Commander of 30 years. John was also a member of the VFW, Choate Post 3276; Knights of Columbus, Phil Sheridan Council and St. Anne Church of Southborough.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Joan (D’Amico); his children, Donna Domina and her husband Peter; Ellen Bridges and her husband Paul; Peter Misener and his wife Judy all of Northborough; 6 sisters, Catherine Kane and Mary Dion both of Marlborough; Peggy Bateman of Sterling; Dorothy Santella of FL; Bea Ginga of Southborough; Josephine Williams of Marlborough; 7 grandchildren, Jessica Himmelman and her husband Brian and Angela Littlefield; Melissa and Shane Domina; Ashley, John and Lily Misener; 3 great grandchildren, Trey Morgado; Madison and Brady Himmelman. He is pre-deceased by his daughter Pamela Misener.

Calling hours will be held on Monday, June 11 from 4 to 7 at the Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main St. Southborough. A funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, June 12, at 10:30 AM, at St. Anne Church, 20 Boston Rd, Southborough. Burial will follow in the Southborough Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent, in his memory to Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal St. Watertown, MA. 02472.

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The Misener family wishes to thank all the staff and volunteers at Hearthstone and Vista Care Hospice for their kindness and compassion.

(Obituary courtesy of Morris Funeral Home)

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