Dr. Ronald M Tishler, 76, died peacefully on July 14th at Hartford Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Dr. Tishler was born to Paul and Marcia Tishler on March 9, 1941 in Hartford, CT. He graduated from Weaver High School in 1959 and then attended University of Connecticut. He graduated from New England College of Optometry in 1967. Dr. Tishler practiced optometry for 48 years in Enfield, CT where he specialized in general and pediatric optometry. He was respected in his field and by his multiple generations of patients.
Ron resided in Somers, CT for the last 45 years. He is survived by his wife Gail (Wexler), sons Dr. Darren and his wife Stephanie, Kevin Tishler and his wife Brooke, brother Dr. Steven Tishler and his wife Patty, Granddaughters Emma, Samantha, and Ava, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his sister Myrna Keryc.
Ron loved the ocean, boating with his family, gardening, and tinkering with his classic cars. Most importantly, he loved celebrating the achievements of his children and granddaughters.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Henry Low Heart Center Fund at Hartford Hospital.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of the Weinstein Mortuary, 640 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT. Interment will follow in the Emanuel Synagogue Cemetery, Jordan Lane Ext., Wethersfield, CT.