Waterford - Gary L. Sisson Sr., 60, of B Lane, died Monday, April 11, 2005 at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital.|
Mr. Sisson was born on Sept. 19, 1944 in New London, the son of Ralph and Emily Briggs Sisson.
He married Jean L. Crandall on Oct. 24, 1964 in Waterford.
He was employed as a mechanic at Sears, retiring after 30 years of service.
He was a member of Steadfast Baptist Church in Groton. He enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, fishing, and hunting.
Mr. Sisson is survived by his loving wife; his son, John R. Sisson, of Groton; daughters, Carol Skau, of South Carolina, and Kimberly Murphy, of Waterford; two brothers, Ralph David Sisson, of New London, and Donald Sisson, of New London; a sister, Sue Whitesides, of Virgina; and eight grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his son, Gary Sisson Jr.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., with a calling hour starting at 10 a.m., on Friday, April 15, 2005 at Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home, 181 Ocean Ave., New London, CT 06320. Burial will be in Jordan Cemetery, Waterford, following the service. Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, 2005 at the funeral home.
Donations may be made in his memory to the Joslin Diabetes and Endocrinology Center, 56 Fair Harbor Place, New London, CT 06320.