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John Donald Wise

August 9, 1926November 26, 2017

John D. Wise born, August 9th 1926, passed away at age 91, November 26th 2017 after several years of failing health. Born and raised in Hazleton Pennsylvania he moved to the Monterey Peninsula in 1948. After boot camp at Fort Ord and a brief stint in the army and began his career as a carpenter; working most of those years for the Comstock Company building custom homes in Carmel. After a divorce in 1971 he soon met Edie Brown; his companion for 35 years until her death in 2009. He was also preceded in death by our mother Ruth Wise. He is survived by his children Patrice, Jim (wife Darlene), Bob, and Keith; also Edie’s children, Ginnie (Chuck) Bosso, and Roy (Kas) Brown; six grandchildren and five greatgrandchildren At our fathers request there will be no services. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date with his family.


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Frank and Kathy Kocher

December 17, 2017

John Wise was so kind and thoughtful to my wife Kathy and I when we moved here, and he was very helpful and supportive with Kathy parents during their illness.

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