He is predeceased by his wife Diana Clohosey Mizener and brothers Laverne and Keith.
He is survived by a sister Shirley Lortie of Lacona as well as his children; Donna Mizener of Detroit, Dolores (Greg) Storie of Manlius, Douglas (Jen) of Fulton, and Daniel of Mexico. He had 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Gene graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1944 where he was a member of the basketball, baseball, and soccer teams. He was a corporal in the US Army serving in France and Belgium during WW II. He worked at Nestles for 35 years, retiring in 1988 as foreman in the refinery. Gene was a Yankees fan and avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, and gardening.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, from the Harter Funeral Home, 9 Washington Avenue, Mexico NY. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Spring burial will be in the Mexico Village Cemetery.