Ernest Comisac

Ernest Comisac

Wednesday, February 9th, 1944 Sunday, November 24th, 2019

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Obituary for Ernest T. Comisac

Ernest T. Comisac, 75, of Macungie, and formerly of Windsor Twp., passed away on Sunday, November 24, 2019 in Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Cheryl L. (Willing) Comisac. They were married on August 28, 1965 and celebrated fifty-four years of marriage.
Born in Coledale, Schuylkill Co., he was the son of the late Stephen and Fannie (Kashlack) Comisac. Ernest was a 1962 graduate of Tamaqua High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Lafayette College. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. He worked as a planning engineer for Metropolitan Edison Company, now First Energy. Ernest was a member of Church of the Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, Alburtis, where he was active with the maintenance of the church. He was also a former member and consistory member of Zion's United Church of Christ, Windsor Castle. Ernest was a member of Berks County Patriots, a former member of the Windsor Township Planning Commission, a former Windsor Township Republican Committeeman; and a past president of the Reading Chapter of the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers. He was a Registered Pennsylvania Professional Engineer. For many years, he was in charge of mailings for the Met-Ed Retired Engineers of Berks County. Ernest enjoyed politics, gardening and local football and basketball.
Surviving in addition to his wife are his children: Christopher E. Comisac, husband of Suzanne Comisac, Penn Twp., Perry Co.; and Jennifer F. (Comisac), wife of Thomas J. Howanitz, Low Hill Twp., Lehigh Co.; and four granddaughters: Katherine Comisac, and Corin, Ashley and Lindsey Howanitz. Ernest is also survived by a sister-in-law: Lois Comisac, Tamaqua; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother: Stephen Comisac; and sister: Rosemarie Peiffer.
A memorial service will be held on Friday at 11:00 am from Church of the Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, 135 Quarry Road, Alburtis, PA 18011. A visitation will be held at the church on Friday 10:00 to 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the church at the above address. Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc., Hamburg is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit,

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  • Visitation

    Friday, November 29th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Church of the Good Shepherd United Church of Christ
    135 Quarry Road
    Alburtis, Pennsylvania
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    Friday, November 29th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Friday, November 29th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Church of the Good Shepherd United Church of Christ
    135 Quarry Road
    Alburtis, Pennsylvania
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Friday, November 29th, 2019

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Carrie Heckman

Jennifer and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers of comfort go out to you all.
Comment | Posted at 04:11pm via Condolence

Bill Keller

 My condolences to the family. I loved Ernie. He was a good person.  He never said an unkind word about anyone.   I always said if you could pick your dad,  you would pick Ernie. 
Comment | Posted at 09:15pm via Condolence

larry miller

Sorry to hear about your loss. I knew Ernest form working at Met-Ed and also from Windsor township Planning commission. He will be missed.
Comment | Posted at 09:58am via Condolence

Janice Edmonds

Dear Cheryl & family, Deeply sorry to hear of your loss. Ernest was a great man and loved by many who knew him. I am sure he is at peace now and will always be at your side. You two were always a beautiful couple all through high school. Please think of all the good times you both have shared. Deeply sorry, Janice (Dietrich) Edmonds
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