Celebrating the life of Michael B. Wiscount Sr.
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Born in Pottsville, he was the son of the late Joseph C. and Elizabeth A. (Linn) Wiscount.
Michael is a graduate of Pine Grove Area High School. He was of the Catholic faith.
He worked at Lehigh Valley Dairy as a milk processor for 36 years, retiring in 2008.
Michael enjoyed carpentry and woodworking , but most of all spending time with his grandson, Zachary.
In addition to his parents, Michael is preceded in death by his son, Michael B. Wiscount Jr. in 2014; brothers: Robert "Pete" and Joseph Wiscount.
He is survived by his wife, Cheryl A. (Penberth) to whom he was married 46 years; grandson, Zachary; daughter-in-law, Berthilla "B" Wiscount, of Philadelphia; brothers: Carl Wiscount, of Minersville and William, husband of Yvonne, of Minersville; sisters: Cindy Conway, widow of Mike, of Branchdale; Judy Cleary, wife of Tom, of Tremont; Cheryl "Chip" Mack, wife of Laine, of Tremont; Bonnie Ege, of Schuylkill Haven; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 13th at 11:00 a.m. at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc., 1818 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, with Deacon Larry Lonergan officiating. A viewing will be held from 9:30 a.m. until time of service in the funeral home.
Interment will be private.
Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at lordbixler.com.
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