Sylvester F. Wise

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 4/12/2015 13:00:00

320 Stump Pike Road Attica OH 4/13/2015 11:00:00

Sylvester F. Wise, age 82, of Attica, Ohio passed away Thursday, April 9, 2015 at the Willows at Willard. He was born on April 1, 1933 in Reed Township to the late Peter T. and Mary (Roth) Wise. Sylvester retired from Seislove Burial Vault Service in Tiffin, Ohio after 28 years of service and was a salesman for Welly’s Monuments for many years. He was a member of Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church in Attica, Ohio. He enjoyed gardening and farming.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Ann (Maudsley) Wise, whom he married July 27, 1957; 3 children, Christine E. (Marvin) Bumb of Bellevue, Glen S. (Diane) Wise of Attica and Scott P. Wise of Attica; 4 grandchildren, Ashley Bumb, Brandon (Haley) Bumb, Dalton Wise and Alexis Wise; a sister, Shirley (Dale) McQuillen of Lake Placid, FL; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Mary (Roth) Wise; 4 siblings, Raymond Wise, Ann Miller, Julius Wise and Mary Scherley.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio on Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, April 13, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church in Attica, Ohio with Fr. Paul Fahrbach officiating. Burial will follow at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in Attica. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Tania G. Weaver-Gomes - Apr 19, 2015

Scott, my deepest sympathies for your loss. May God give you the strength to get through this most difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Linda Wurm - Apr 19, 2015

My deepest sympathies to all of you! May God continue to give you the strength to deal with the loss of Sylvester; may God help you to remember all the good times with smiles and laughter and less of the sadness of losing Sylvester. Linda Wurm

Jim, Sandy, Luke and Ben Blum - Apr 13, 2015

Thoughts and prayers.

Doris & Chuck Jennings - Apr 13, 2015

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Sylvester. He always had a great outlook on life and was good for a chuckle. May he rest in peace.

Jim and Deb White and family - Apr 12, 2015

To the Wise Family- Our thoughts and prayers for all of you as you deal with your loss. May God provide comfort and strength. God Bless you.

Darlene(Schank)Hart - Apr 12, 2015

Ruth and family, I was saddened to hear of the passing of Sylvester:( Heaven will never be the same, now I know that with all those wonderful angels up there, there with be lots of laughter and love. I was blessed as a teenager that your family showered me with friendship and love. God bless and comfort you all. May cherished memories bring you warmth, smile, and comfort.

Dale, Kelly, Haylee Wurm - Apr 12, 2015

So sorry for your loss. May God bless him and keep him. And may you all look after each other for comfort in this time of sorrow. Many memories in seeing Sylvester with family on our visits to Attica. Thought and prayers are with you. God bless.
Dale Wurm.

Steve and Maureen Wise - Apr 11, 2015

Ruth Ann and family, Maureen and I extend our condolences and sympathy for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Steve and Maureen

Pat Myers - Apr 11, 2015

To all the Wise family-So Sorry for your loss. always nice to talk with Sylvester at Willows, always greeted me with a smile. God Bless the Wise family in your loss of a loved one.

CALVIN MILLER - Apr 11, 2015

Many thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time.I will always remember Sylvester and have wonderful memories of many times spent with you all during the younger years!He leaves behind a wonderful family and I know you will all be a great source of comfort and support to one another during this time of need.God bless you all

Fred Christy Schoen - Apr 11, 2015

Ruth and family sorry for your loss. Sylvester was a good man and will be missed . Fred Christy Brock and Sam schoen.

Linda R Bischoff - Apr 10, 2015

Heaven now has all three Wise boys/men together once again. May they all rest in peace and pain free. Will greatly miss seeing those bright blue eyes and sheepish grins. May God Be With Us All!
God Bless!
Linda, sons & families

Jim Wurm - Apr 10, 2015

Wise Family,
My sympathy to all of you. Sylvester was a very kind and friendly person to all. Especially me. So glad to be around him from time to time at family get togethers. Bless you all during this time. Eternal rest grant unto Sylvester Lord.
Jim Wurm

Sue Reser - Apr 10, 2015

Thoughts and prayer with you and your family in this time of loss.
Sue Reser

FRAN GEKLER - Apr 10, 2015

So sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. God Bless.
Fran Gekler

Lauren Wurm - Apr 10, 2015

Wise family sorry to hear of Sylvester passing away he was a loving father and grandfather to all the grandkids and his children. May God grant him eternal rest.
You are on my thoughts and prayers.

Patty Hamilton - Apr 10, 2015

Scott, Sorry for your loss. You will be in my thought and prayers. God Bless!

Scott and Karen Martin - Apr 10, 2015

So sorry for your loss!!!

Bonnie Kirkpatrick - Apr 10, 2015

Scott, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Rick and Trish Tarr - Apr 10, 2015

Sorry for your loss Scott

Dave Wurm - Apr 10, 2015

Sympathy to the wise family from Southern Indiana. Always hard to find words to comfort you during this trying time. I’m sure the gates are wide open and Sylvester has walked right through. God Bless
Dave, Dee, & Blake Wurm

Don Wurm - Apr 10, 2015

May God watch over the entire Wise family and bless you all and give you comfort in this time of loss.