FLY CREEK - Forrest J. "Frosty" Misner, Jr., of Bissell Road, Fly Creek, passed away peacefully Friday morning, June 17, 2016, at his home, surrounded by the comfort of his family. He was 80.
Born May 8, 1936, in Sidney, Frosty was the only child of Forrest J. and Doris (Walker) Misner. Raised in Sidney, he was Baptized at the Sidney Methodist Church and graduated from Sidney High School.
He proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War, and was a member of the Sgt. Walter P. Eggleston Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7128 in Cooperstown.
Following his military service, Frosty found his way to the Cooperstown area and for many years was employed as a lineman for New York State Electric and Gas.
In his leisure he loved spending time on Otsego Lake, and especially enjoyed time spent with friends on his pontoon boat at the former Brookwood Garden docks in Cooperstown.
Frosty is survived by his wife of 38 years, Susan Worsthorn Misner; two daughters, Terry Huebner and husband, Conrad, of Glenville, and Cindy Misner of Nazareth, Pennsylvania; and a grandson, Jonathan Mestyanek of Albany.
Family and friends are invited to gather at the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home, 82 Chestnut Street, Cooperstown from 3-7 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2016. A memorial service will be offered at the funeral home at 7 p.m. that evening, with the Rev. Betsy Jay, Chaplain at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, officiating. At the conclusion of the service, Military Honors will be accorded by members of the Sgt. Walter P. Eggleston VFW Post No. 7128 and the United States Navy Funeral Honor Guard.
As a way to remember Frosty, please consider a memorial gift to Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, 1 Birchwood Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820 or Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.
Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.