SISO Raymond Siso was born October 12, 1947 in Brooklyn NY, grew-up in Jacksonville Beach, and lived most of his life in the Jacksonville area. He passed away April 23, 2013. A memorial service and mass was held on May 4th at St. Joseph Catholic. He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond R. Siso. He is survived by his mother Emma Siso, his sister Sonia Vockell (Bill), his nephew Wade Gabel, his niece Jessica Hallner Cook (Jeremy), his great nieces London and Jaise, and his friend Mary Breidenbaugh. He graduated from Bishop Kenny High School Class of 1965. He joined the US Army and served as a Paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne and then in the 101st Airborne in Vietnam. During his service, he earned many medals, badges and commendations including 2 Purple Hearts. A special thanks to all who provided for his care in the VA system, especially Dr. Khan, her nurse Bill, and Dr. Mohan. Raymond had a loving giving heart for his family, his friends, and anyone he saw that was in need. He will be missed Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com

Published in the Florida Times-Union on May 23, 2013