Carol E. Mischenko

June 10, 1941 - March 26, 2013

06/10/1941 - 03/26/2013

Carol E. Mischenko, 71, of Hendersonville, died Tuesday, March 26, at the Elizabeth House. A daughter of the late Charles and Margaret Weisleder, she was born and raised in Westfield and Rumson, NJ. She had lived in Richmond, Virginia for 27 years prior to moving to Hendersonville 21 years ago.

She received her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia in 1963. Locally, she had been employed by Pisgah Physical Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation in Hendersonville and Perfect Balance Physical Therapy in Brevard until February of 2013.

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where she has happily taught her primary children the past 20 years.

In addition to her parents, her sister Barbara Johnson preceded her in death.

Surviving is her husband of 21 years, George M. Mischenko; one daughter Debra Strickland and husband Hugh of Virginia and grandchildren David, Lauren, and Timothy Strickland; one son J. Scott Melius and his fiancee Melanie of Charlotte and grandchildren Michael and Nathan Melius; one brother Charles Weisleder and his wife Mary of Albuquerque, New Mexico; as well as several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 am Saturday, March 30, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with Bishop Jere Hyder officiating.

Memorials may be made to: The Medical Loan Closet of Henderson County,766 N. Main St. Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792.

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Jeanne and John Adams
8 years ago

We are so sorry for your loss. Please know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Martha D. Michael
8 years ago

I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow.

Bryan, Christy, and Madison Anderson
8 years ago

We are very sorry for your loss and are praying for you.

Russell and Wendy Brown
8 years ago

Carol was a shining star of grace, courage and love who showed through her faith how to live, and die. We are so grateful to have been her friends. Our greatest sympathies are with her family, who did all they could to help her and made her life so rich. We know we will all be together once again, may you feel some small comfort in knowing you are not alone in your mourning for Carol.

Jackie & Sam Baldwin
8 years ago

As we express our sympathy, may you find peace and comfort through God’s love for you and your family.

Lisa Qualls
8 years ago

My thoughts and prayers are with you and I hope you will celebrate each day how special your Mother was to so many.

Jim and Mary Weisleder
8 years ago

Our prayers are with you at this time of the loss of our sister, your mom and your wife.

She will be greatly missed