OSWEGO, NY – George M. Wise, 80, of Richland, died Thursday May 2, 2013, peacefully at his home with his family by his side.
He was born in Volney, NY, the son of the late Duane and Ellen (Boigel) Wise.
Mr. Wise is a former car dealer for R.E. Davis & Son of Oswego.
Mr. Wise served in the U.S. Navy from 1951 until 1955.
He was the historian for the town of Volney for many years and a member of the Volney Historical Society.
Mr. Wise was predeceased by his wife, Betty Wise.
He is survived by his children, Shellie (Harry Groves) Wise of Gansvoort, Zane Wise of Chicago, Kris Wise of Fulton, Sally Wise of Pulaski and George Wise of Fulton; grandchildren Eliza, Cortni and Corina; and several brothers and sisters.
Gathering for family and friends will be held on Sunday at the Volney Municipal Building from 1 – 4 p.m.
The Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego, is in the care of the arrangements.