MISHINSKI, John, 77, passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2013.

Born in Somerville, NJ. John resided in Hillsborough for 25 years before moving to Ohio 13 years ago.

Mr. Mishinski was a heavy equipment operator for Johns Manville Concrete Trucking Corp. and was a public worker for the Raritan Borough for 25 years.

Mr. Mishinski was a former member of Immaculate Conception R.C. Church in Somerville.

John loved to tend to his animals, especially his horses. He enjoyed collecting many types of antiques, He had a passion for taking apart and rebuilding cars. Family gatherings were very important to John, as was spending quality time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his loving parents, John and Mary; sister, Joan Kania; and brother, Rudy Mishinski.

Surviving are his loving wife of 56 years, Pauline Lehan Mishinski; his three loving sons, Nicholas and wife, Rose of Harrisburg, PA, Mark of Lebanon, NJ and Glen Craig and wife, Sandra of Wiscasset, Maine; his cherished daughter, Michelle Vinka of Bellaire, OH; and 10 grandchildren, Leon, Keith, Alicia, Shannon, Michael, David, Samatha, Matthew, Haylee and Sophia; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will begin with a prayer at 8:45 a.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at the Branchburg Funeral Home, 910 U.S. Highway 202 South, Branchburg, NJ 08876 with a Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, 35 Mountain Avenue, Somerville, NJ. Entombment will follow in the St. Bernard Mausoleum, Bridgewater, NJ.

Viewing hours are Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in John’s memory to the American Lung Association of NJ, 1600 Rt. 22 East 15, Union, NJ 07083.

Online condolences may be made to www.BranchburgFuneralHome.com or www.altmeyer.com.

Local arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Bellaire, OH,