Frederick C. (Fred) Gisewhite, 82, of Meadville, died Wednesday, April 27, 1988, a Meadville Medical Center following an illness of two years.
He was born in Bellefonte, August 1, 1905, a son of John B. and Kathryn Grove Gisewhite. He married Harriet Veith, April 18, 1928. She preceded him in death May 13, 1976.
He retired as a foreman from the former American Viscose Co., where he worked for more than 40 years. He was a member of Meadville Elks Lodge 219.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Bernard (Floanne) Peterson of Meadville and Mrs. Larry (Jill) Perrotto of West Frankfor, IL; a son, Frederick (Fritz) Gisewhite of Akron, OH; ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Kathryn Orr and a brother, Jack Gisewhite.
Services were held at Waid Funeral Home.
Interment was in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
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