John N. Wisner, Jr. ’53

John N. Wisner, Jr. ’53 died on September 16, 2019 in Norwalk, Connecticut.

(The following was published by Paul Funeral Home on September 16, 2019)

John Nelson Wisner, Jr. “Jack” passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019 after a brave battle with cancer.

Jack was born on March 17, 1931 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After completing high school at the American High School there, he attended Bowden College in Brunswick, Maine. While there, Jack was on the Sailing Team and participated in ROTC and after graduating from college, served in the US Army as a First Lieutenant.

Marrying Diane Jewel Russell, “Danny” in 1954, they raised 3 sons; John, Thomas and Michael. His extended family now includes three daughters-in-law and four grandchildren and countless friends and neighbors who he considered his extended family.

His career in International Marketing included positions with Vick Chemical Company and he retired from Brown & Williamson which had brought Danny and Jack with their 3 sons to Mexico, Hong Kong and Puerto Rico. Jack sang in the church choir for several years, was an avid golfer, boater and general sports enthusiast. We will miss his wit, guidance and companionship.

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