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Glenn E. Sisler, M.D.June 21, 2017
Glenn E. Sisler, M.D., formerly of the Plantation at Ponte Vedra passed away on June 21, 2017 of a lengthy illness. He was being cared for at the Derfer Health Care Pavilion at Fleet Landing in Atlantic Beach where he had recently relocated. He was born in Ohio and raised in the Detroit area. Glenn graduated from Harvard University, class of ’57, NYU Medical School in ’61 and completed his surgical and Cardio Thoracic surgical residencies at NYU-Bellevue in 1971. He practiced in central New Jersey until his retirement in Dec. of ’99. He was on the staff of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and several hospitals in the area. In addition, he served 2 years in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Era: 1 year as a surgeon on the Saratoga, and 1 year at the then newly opened hospital at N.A.S. Jax. His time spent here contributed to family vacations in the area and his ultimate decision to settle here in retirement.
Glenn is survived by his wife, Charon, to whom he was married for 58 years; sons, Daniel (Carla) of Laguna Niguel, CA, Christopher (Susanne) of Middletown, NJ; daughter, Laura, of Jacksonville; and 4 grandchildren, Sonya, Charlie, Stephanie and James.
He had been a President of the NJ Society of Thoracic Surgeons, member of the Navy League, and voted by his peers as the Thoracic Surgeon they’d be most likely to refer their patients or family.
His interests were golf, history, travel, Country, and family.
He was a parishioner of Palms Presbyterian Church at Jacksonville Beach, where a Memorial Service will be held on July 27th at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Wounded Warriors Foundation.
The Wounded Warrior Project
P.O. Box 758517, Topeka KS 66675