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Vivian J. Deshner

August 5, 1951 — September 27, 2023

Vivian J. Deshner

Vivian J. Deshner, 72, of Conneaut Lake, passed away Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at Meadville Medical Center, with her loving brother, George, by her side.


Vivian was born in Meadville, on August 5, 1951, a daughter of the late George H. and Betty A. (Hazelbaker) Deshner, Jr.


Immediately following her 1969 graduation from Meadville High School, Vivian became employed by Fargo, McGill, Power, & Bell Associates. After 47 years of service, she retired in 2016 from what became McGill, Power, Bell & Associates. Vivian had a life long love for the Crawford County Fair. From 1969-2019 she worked for the Fair Treasurer's Office, working with ticket sales, counting and depositing money as well as other financial duties. She was an animal lover with a special fondness for bears. She enjoyed collecting all types of Beanie Baby bears as well as all types of bears. She had a passion for her cars which she very meticulously kept. Vivian was a very devoted, humble, and simple lady. She loved her friends as if they were her family. She will be most remembered as "An angel to a lot of people" and will be sadly missed.


Vivian is survived by her brother George Deshner III of Meadville; many cousins in the Meadville area; a cousin Darlene Hart of Merrill, WI who was more like a sister; several close and longtime friends, dating back to 1969 is Janet Peters of Meadville, other very special friends including Dean and Crystal Fair and family, Patricia Wagner and children Keith and Kevin and their families, who became her second family; and many co-worker friends who were dear to her.


Family and friends are invited to call from 3-7 PM on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, at STEPHEN P. MIZNER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 404 CHESTNUT ST., MEADVILLE, where Funeral Services will follow at 7 PM with Pastor Sam Marchetta, Chaplain of Wesbury, officiating.




Vivian will be laid to rest in Greendale Cemetery.


Memorial contributions may be made in Vivian's memory to Wesbury Foundation, 31 N. Park Ave., Meadville, PA 16335 or Tamarack Wildlife Rehab Center, 21601 Stull Road, Saegertown, PA 16433.


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Visitation

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. - Meadville

404 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335

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Funeral Services

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. - Meadville

404 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335

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