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Michael A. Kissell

November 29, 1971 ~ April 15, 2022 (age 50)


Michael A. Kissell, age 50, passed away Friday, April 15th, 2022 at Tacoma General Hosp. Tacoma, WA, after a 10 month struggle with cancer.

He was born in Lock Haven, the son of Pauline A. (Kramer) and Edward C. Kissell on November 29, 1971.

He attended Jersey Shore Area High School. He served in the US Army from Feb. 1990 to Oct. 1992 USAR, HHC 1/314th.  Oct. 1992 to Jan.1994. Active Duty in the 5/502 Inf Berlin Brigade. Sept. 1996 to Sept. 1997 ARNG, 1/103RD INF.   Sept. 1997 to Sept. 1999 ARNG1/104TH AVN.  Sept. 1999 to Sept. 2002 Active Duty Army Bravo Company 12th AVN, Virginia . Sept. 2002 to Feb.2005 C (Charlie) Company, 8/101st ABN, Ft. Campbell, KY serving 1 year in Iraq with Operation Iraqi Freedom then received an Honorable Discharge.

Surviving are his stepfather Lynn G. Resides of Mill Hall, his brothers Daniel G. (LeAnn) Resides of Livonia, NY, Shane Kissell of Linden, Brandon(Becky)Kissell of Lock Haven, Jason Kissell of Pop, CO, his sisters Sabrina (Douglas)Darby Jr. of Lock Haven and Ashley Kissell of Lock Haven and stepson Austin Walker of Johnstown, PA.

He was preceded in death by his brother Patrick L. Resides, his grandparents Doris E.(Walker) and Paul A. Kramer of Flemington, PA and John Kissell Sr. of Lock Haven, Esther Kissell of Youngstown, OH.

Private graveside service with Full Military Honors will be held at the Hayes-Ferron- Bossert Cemetary at convenience of the family. Local arrangements are being handled by Dean K. Wetzler, Jr. Funeral Home, Mill Hall. Donations can be made in his name to your favorite charity or to the funeral home to assist with expenses.

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Services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

Hays - Fearon - Bossert Cemetery

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