Norman W. Kneissler
Norman W. Kneissler,
79, companion of Ann McCarthy of Ocean Drive and husband of the late
Jacqueline A. (Keith) Kneissler, died Wednesday, June 21, 2017 in
the Lahey Medical Center, Burlington following a brief illness. He
was a forty year resident of Boxford.
Born in Elizabeth,
NJ, he was the son and one of the two children of the late Walter
and Charlotte Dora (Hempel) Kneissler. Norman was raised in
Elizabeth and was a graduate of public schools. He continued his
education at in the R.O.T.C. program at MIT in Cambridge, graduating
with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He then went onto serve in the
U.S. Navy with the Corps of Engineers. Following his discharge he
returned to MIT, graduating from the Sloan School of Management with
a Masters in finance. During his following professional years he had
served as a financial officer at several companies, including Kenics,
Hadco, and Foster-Miller.
In addition to his
companion Ann he is survived by four sons, Walter J. Kneissler and
his wife Debra of Marlborough, Adam C. Kneissler and his wife Brandy
of Fryeburg, ME, Jason N. Kneissler of Gloucester, Justin E.
Kneissler of Poland and five grandchildren, Lucy, Casey, Reece,
Paige and Eric Kneissler. He was the brother of the late Norma
Harris formerly of NJ.
Visiting hours will
be held from 1 to 4pm Sunday in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6
High Street, Ipswich, concluding with a service at 4 pm. Family and
friends are respectfully welcomed. His interment will be private. In
lieu of flowers memorial contributions in his name may be made to
the Dana Farber Institute, 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215
and/or the The ALS Association, PO Box 37022, Boone, IA 50037-0022.