Joseph Henry Bisson, 78, of Concord, passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
Joe was born in Claremont, Oct. 29, 1935, to Edwin A. and Jeanette (Rivet) Bisson. Joe was an Air Force veteran who proudly served his country in the Korean War. He also served in the Army and retired from the Army National Guard. For many years, Joe and his brother, Al owned and operated Janet's Donuts in Concord. Joe was a life member of American Legion Post 21 as well as the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Joe was predeceased by his wife, Irene (Ripley) Bisson in 2012.
He is survived by his sister, Lorraine; his brothers, George and Alfred; his children, Ken and Anne, Cheryl and Glenn, Kevin and Joanna, Karen and Butch, Keith and Cathy, Tony and Mike and Cindy; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Joe was also predeceased by his sister, Joyce and his brother, Robert.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 15 at 12 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 36 S. Main St. in Concord. A time of gathering will follow from 1 to 4 p.m. at the club.
In lieu of flowers donations in Joe's memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or visit their website at woundedwarriorproject.org for other ways to donate.
Published in The Concord Monitor on Feb. 11, 2014