Muriel L. Zisk

  • Died: August 19, 2019
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Covington Knolls

8325 Covington Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family

Muriel L. Zisk, 90, passed away on August 19, 2019 in Fort Wayne, IN. She was born in Port Aux Basques, Newfoundland to the late Victor and Gladys (Billard) Meade. She worked as a switch board operator at the Harman U.S. Air Force base in Newfoundland and at Tilcon in Connecticut. After retiring and moving to Fort Wayne she volunteered extensively in the Lutheran Cancer Center. Muriel was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. She enjoyed numerous trips with family and friends to various parts of the world. Above all else, she loved her family and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Surviving are her children, Loretta (Greg) Childs and Paul (Loan) Zisk; grandchildren, Ryan (Molly) Childs, Kelly (Peter) Williamson; and Bryce Zisk; three great-grandchildren; and siblings, Reginald Meade, Melvina Purdy; and sister-in-law Maxine Meade. She was preceded in death by her first spouse, Edward Zisk and second spouse, Robert Coplen; and siblings, Harold Meade, Lloyd Meade, and Mable Noftall. Memorial Mass 11:00 am Monday, August 26, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church with calling one hour prior. Visitation from 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at D.O. McComb and Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home 8325 Covington Road. Memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home. To sign the online guestbook please visit,


Condolence & Memory Journal

Muriel was so kind to me. I thought of her often. I admired her and her strong spirit. May she Rest In Peace.

Posted by Veronica Perez - Sacramento, CA   August 28, 2019

Muriel was a wonderful lady. She brought much joy to Uncle Bob, my Mother and to all who knew her. Muriel will be miss. May God welcome her home.

Posted by Larry & Marsha Lehman - INDIANAPOLIS, IN   August 25, 2019

Praise be to God for Muriel! She was a great blessing to my Uncle Bob. I, too, want to thank her for the blessings she shared with my mother,Ruth Chandler! My prayers go out to the Almighty for the whole family!

Posted by Braden Chandler - Rochester, IN   August 25, 2019

We share in your sorrow at the loss of Muriel. Mariah and I have wonderful memories of Muriel over the years. Her loyalty and dedication to the Women's Cancer Center / Cancer Resource Center will always be remembered by all whose lives she touched. May your memories give you comfort during this time. You are on our minds and in our hearts. Linda & Mariah

Posted by Linda Jordan - Fort Wayne, IN   August 23, 2019

Muriel added much to the life of Uncle Bob. My mother, Ruth Chandler, enjoyed their visits and phone calls. She will be missed. May your wonderful memories give you comfort. May she rest in peace.

Posted by Martha Hurley - Indianapolis, IN - Family   August 23, 2019

Muriel was a wonderful and fun loving individual and will be missed by many. She helped make my Uncle Bob's life so happy in his later years and we were all happy to welcome her to the Coplen family.

Posted by Sandy Moore - Mesa, AZ - Family   August 23, 2019

We loved Muriel. She was a bright light and brought fun and happiness to everyone around her. She will be missed!

Posted by Shari and Doug Coplen - Saint Louis, MO   August 23, 2019

Muriel was such a warm and caring person and a dear friend to our late mother. We will all miss her and we offer our deepest condolences to Loretta and the family.

Posted by Jim & Dee Muhler - Fort Wayne, IN   August 23, 2019

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