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WISNOSKI
JOHN G. "JACK," Jr.
Age 88, of Penn Hills, PA
born January 17, 1930, passed
away peacefully on Sunday,
November 4, 2018. Son of the
late John and Marie Colette
(Petersheim) Wisnoski;
beloved husband of Elinor
Wisnoski of 59 years;
dedicated and caring father of
Marie (Tom) Berg, Joyce (Jeff)
O'Neill, David (Iris) Wisnoski
and John (Paige) Wisnoski;
cherished grandfather of
Jennifer, Jeffrey, Sean,
Theresa, Gwen and Claire;
brother of the late Richard
(Catherine) and David
Wisnoski. Jack's early life
challenges with degenerative
eye disorder (Keratoconus)
pioneered medical
advancements starting with
his first surgery by Dr.
Raymond Castroviejo in 1945
which was the foundation to
the world-wide adoption of
Cornea Transplantation. Jack
continued with more eye
surgeries and became
involved with the
establishment of the Medical
Eye Bank of Western
Pennsylvania which led to him
becoming the Chairman of the
Board for the Medical Eye
Bank in 1992. He worked as an
automobile mechanic for
Cochran Pontiac for 20 years
and then became a financial
planner for his last working
years. Elinor would like to
mention a heartfelt thanks to
Paul and Marie Weir for their
assistance during this
challenging time. Family and
friends are invited to a
celebration of Jack's life on
Sunday November 11, 2018. at
the WILLIAM F. GROSS
FUNERAL HOME, 11735
Frankstown Road (at Rodi Rd.),
Pgh., PA 15235 from 2-4 and
6-8 p.m. Mass of Christian
Burial in St. Susanna Church,
200 Stotler Road, Pgh., PA
15235 Monday, 10 a.m.
EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT
CHURCH. In lieu of flowers, the
family would prefer a
memorial donation in Jack's
name to be made to the Eye
and Ear Foundation, 203
Lothrop Street, Ste. 251, Pgh.,
PA 15213.
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PostedNovember 09, 2018