John C. Misener, 85

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John C. Misener, 85Southborough – John C. Misener, 85, a lifelong resident of Southborough, died Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Hearthstone at New Horizons in Marlborough after a long illness.

John was a World War II Army veteran, serving in Germany and Austria, and was part of the Panther's Division 66.

He worked for McCarthy Pools of Southborough for over 35 years as the Service Manager. John and Paul McCarthy set up the very first pool the company ever installed.? He was also a call firefighter for 42 years for the town of Southborough, and an active member of the American Legion, Bagley-Fay Post 161, where he was a past Commander of 30 years. John was also a member of the VFW, Choate Post 3276; Knights of Columbus, Phil Sheridan Council and St. Anne Church of Southborough.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Joan (D”Amico); his children, Donna Domina and husband Peter, Ellen Bridges and husband Paul, and Peter Misener and wife Judy, all of Northborough; six sisters, Catherine Kane and Mary Dion, both of Marlborough, Peggy Bateman of Sterling, Dorothy Santella of Florida, Bea Ginga of Southborough, and Josephine Williams of Marlborough; seven grandchildren, Jessica Himmelman and husband Brian, Angela Littlefield, Melissa Domina, Shane Domina, Ashley Misener, John Misener, and Lily Misener; and three great-grandchildren, Trey Morgado and Madison and Brady Himmelman. He is predeceased by his daughter, Pamela Misener.

The Misener family wishes to thank all the staff and volunteers at Hearthstone and Vista Care Hospice for their kindness and compassion.

Calling hours will be held Monday, June 11, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main St. Southborough. A funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, June 12, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Anne Church, 20 Boston Rd, Southborough. Burial will follow in the Southborough Rural Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent in his memory to the Alzheimer's Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472.

To leave words of condolence to the family, visit www.morrisfuneralparlor.com.