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Bruce C. MisselwitzMay 17, 1946 ~ April 13, 2017 (age 70)
Bruce Misselwitz, 70 of Wintersville, Administrator of the Jefferson County Health Department, passed away unexpectedly on April13th while on a golfing trip with good friends in Myrtle Beach. He was born on May 17, 1946 in Steubenville, OH to the late Frederick and Dorothy Pyle Misselwitz. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Craig. He leaves behind his wife of 42 years Anne (Hayes), son Eric, daughter Kelly and siblings Carolyn (Jim) Shockley, Richard (Mary Ann), Gretchen and Keith, as well as his many nieces and nephews. Bruce was dedicated to the community of Jefferson County where he spent his whole life. He was a past President of the Kiwanis Club, served as a board member for the Jefferson County Health Center, belonged to the Shriners and worked with several other community development organizations. He spent more than 40 years of his career in service to public health and local government, helping to spearhead groups and initiatives aimed at improving the life of Ohio Valley residents. He was a graduate of both Steubenville High School and the College of Steubenville, and later went on to receive his Masters in Public Administration from Ohio University. A veteran of the Vietnam War, Bruce proudly served his country as an Airman First Class in the US Air Force. Friends may call at the Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville on Monday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Additional visitation will be held at Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, St. Route 213, Steubenville on Tuesday from 10:30 until the time of funeral services at 11 a.m. with Rev. Jeff Proya officiating. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery where full military honors will be accorded by Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to A Caring Place, P.O. Box 2335, Wintersville, OH 43953. Masonic services Monday 7:45 p.m.