Charles's Story

PRESQUE ISLE - Charles Robert Wishart, 83, passed away at the home of his daughter in Dallas, PA, on Saturday, April 9, 2016. Charles was born in Arlington, MA, on January 18, 1933, to the son of the late Robert and Anna Hanson Wishart.

He graduated from Clinton High School, Class of 1950, and was a member of Anah Temple Shrine and Oriental Band and Presque Isle Masons. Charles enjoyed repairing small motors, flying his airplane and going to air shows. He belonged to Presque Isle Spud Shufflers Square Dancers and loved his Camp at Squa Pan Lake with his family and friends. Charles worked for Ladd Paper Co. and Carl Smith Foods and the Caribou Airport.

He was predeceased by his son, Robert Carroll Wishart. Surviving are his wife, Marilyn Hews Wishart, with whom he celebrated 62 years of marriage; daughter, Susan Fischbein and her husband, Richard, of Dallas, PA; daughter-in-law, Dayna James Wishart of Presque Isle; 4 grandchildren, Ryan and his wife, Jessica Wishart, of Woodland, Shane Wishart of Soldier Pond, Emily Fischbein Piazza and her husband, Greg, of Dallas, PA, and Rachel Fischbein of San Francisco, CA; 3 great-grandchildren, Oliver Piazza of Dallas, PA, and Ridge and Brylee Wishart of Woodland; brother, Clyde Wishart of Burnham; and sisters, Cynthia and her husband, Max Raye, of Bangor and Cyndra and her husband, Dennis Knowles, of Detroit. Charles is also survived by a very special mother-in-law, Velma Lundbeck of Clinton.

Interment will be in Green Lawn Cemetery, Clinton. At his request, there will be no calling hours. Arrangements by Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street Plains, PA 18705. For additional information, or to leave Charles's family a message of condolence, please visit
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