Tanya J. Wismer (nee Lowry) passed away on October 16th, 2022, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Quakertown PA. She was 80 years old, an avid reader, and a lover of nature.
Tanya was born in Trenton, NJ to V. Lawrence Lowry and Margaret (Vanzant) Lowry. She grew up in Bristol, PA and graduated from Bristol High School in 1959. She has lived in Quakertown since 1979.
Tanya is survived by her husband, Abram; two daughters, Theresa Grissell (Brian), and Kim Wismer; two grandsons, Brian Grissell, Jr. (Patty), and Damien Trout; a granddaughter, Diana Trout; and three great-grandchildren, Logan, Mia, and Cameron Grissell. Tanya was preceded in death by a grandson, Robert Grissell.
It was Tanya’s wish not to have a service following her death. For those who wish to pay respects to the family, please consider donating to the Travis Manion Foundation in Tanya’s name (please see instructions below), as this was an organization close to her heart.
For online donations:
Please go to
Click donate on the top right of the home page
Fill out the form and check the box for "in memory of" and then be prompted to list the name of Tanya Wismer
For mail-in donations:
You may send a check to the following address and list donation made “in memory of Tanya Wismer” for the memo.