Marvin J. Wizwer

March 10, 2022

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Marvin Jay Wizwer, 79 of Greenfield, Mass was called Safely Home on Thursday, March 10, 2022. He passed into Eternal Life at Heritage Hall in Agawam surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Holyoke, Mass on March 18, 1942, a beloved son of the late Charles and Lilian Wizwer. He attended Holyoke Community College and American International College where he did receive his BS. Until 1976, he worked with his father, then he was a long-standing owner of Philmar Furniture.

He loved spending time with his family and friends. He leaves his beloved wife and best friend Barbara (Rosenbloom) Wizwer. They were married on November 27, 1966 in Springfield, Mass and were blessed with over 56 years of happiness together.

He also leaves his two loving children Heidi Gidius and her husband Thomas of Groton Long Point, CT and Sheri Allan and her husband Jason of Windsor CT., as well as his two cherished grandchildren Zachary and Parker. In addition, he leaves his dear brother Phillip and his wife Arlene of South Carolina and many dear nephews, nieces, cousins, friends, and extended members of the Wizwer family. He was well known in the community for coaching Greenfield Girls Softball, and the parties after at the house. He loved his time volunteering at Franklin Medical Center. He appreciated making a difference in people’s lives.

A private graveside service will be held on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at the Greenfield Hebrew Cemetery, Greenfield, MA, with Rabbi Andrea Cohen-Kiener, Spiritual Leader of Temple Israel to officiate.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in is memory to the American Cancer Society, Massachusetts Chapter, P.O. Box 1120, Framingham, MA 01701.

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