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Melvin Schissler

December 20, 1923 — September 30, 2019

Melvin "Mel" Schissler, 95, of Earlington, died Monday, Sept. 30 in the Lutheran Community @ Telford. He was the husband of the late Greta (Rice) Schissler. Born in Quakertown, he was a son of the late William H. and Mabel I. (Strouse) Schissler. He was a 1941 graduate of Quakertown High School. He went in the US Army Air Corp after graduation and served with the 91st Bomb Group in World War II. After discharge from the military, he went to Lehigh University and graduated in 1949 with a business degree. He worked a number of years as an insurance adjuster for Harleysville Insurance and afterwards accepted a position as the 2nd Administrator of the then, Telford Home, now the Lutheran Community @ Telford. Following retirement, he worked a number of years as a teller for QNB. When his children were members of the Souderton Swim Team, he often served as the starter. Mel looked forward to attending reunions and other events of the 91st Bomb Group. He was a long time member of Little Zion Lutheran Church, Earlington. Surviving are his daughter Karen Golya, husband Michael of Jefferson Twp., and granddaughters Sabrina Summers of Phila & Kara Golya of Jefferson Twp. A memorial service will be held in Little Zion Lutheran Church, Sat. Oct. 5 at noon. Interment was in Jerusalem Union Cemetery, Almont. The family requests no flowers. Memorials should be expressed by a gift to a charity of choice.

Cemetery Details

Jerusalem Union Cemetery (Almont)
Perkasie, PA 18944

Memorial Service

OCT 5. 12:00 PM (EDT)

Little Zion Lutheran Church

267 Morwood Road

Telford, PA 18969

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