Joseph Nicholas Giesler

March 3, 2020

Death announcement

GIESLER, Joseph Nicholas

Joe Giesler died peacefully, on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, after a short illness. He was in his 96th year.  Joe is survived by his beloved wife of 70 years Bernadette (Hummel); his children JoAnne (Robert Elliott), Jennifer (Tim Bertrand) and James “Jim” Giesler; his grandchildren Nicholas (Lindsay Selzler) Elliott, Barrett (Dinah) Elliott, Matthew (Cally) Elliott, Hailey (Chris Sluman) Bertrand-Sluman, Kelsey (Stephen Mack) Bertrand; and great-grandchildren Sarah and Joseph Elliott, Alexander and Eleanor Mack and Briar Sluman. Joe is also survived by his siblings Patricia and Willie (Verna) Giesler. He was predeceased by his parents Rosa (Renette) and Bernard Giesler; and siblings Madeline (Ed) Weiler, Gertrude (George) Gallow, Peter (Betty) Giesler and Carl (Doreen) Giesler. Joe was active all his life in St. Joseph’s Church, the Powassan Lions Club, and his community. Family and friends will be welcomed at the Paul Funeral Home, Powassan on Sunday, March 8, 2020 from 2 to 5 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 11 am at St. Joseph’s Church, Powassan. Spring interment Powassan Union Cemetery. Joe’s family wish to express their sincere gratitude for his care to his PSWs, and the staff on C3 at North Bay Regional Health Centre. Should you wish to make a donation in Joe’s memory, St. Joseph’s Church Building Fund or the North Bay Regional Health Centre are suggested. To make a donation, to leave a message of support for the family, or for more information, please go to or call PAUL FUNERAL HOME, Powassan at (705)724-2024.


March 8, 2020

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Paul Funeral Home
531 Main Street
Powassan, Ontario P0H 1Z0

Funeral Mass
March 9, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Joseph's Church
120 Memorial Drive West
Powassan, Ontario P0H 1Z0

Spring Interment

Powassan Union Cemetery
343 Hwy 534
Powassan, Ontario P0H 1z0

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