RUTH LUCILLE HISSEY (Age 83)
Of Seminole, FL passed away Friday, December 21, 2012 at the Vineyard Inn. Born in Nashville TN, she came to St. Petersburg in the 1970's from Hyattsville, MD and has lived in the Vineyard for the last five years. She cared very deeply for the residents and staff and considered them family, who will miss her dearly. She was preceded by her parents, Warren Sherwood Swan and Mildred Ruth Swan; her sister, Shirley Alice Weller (Rinard), St. Petersburg; aunts, Sadre Alice Milan (Frank), Sarasota FL, and Elizabeth V. Swan, Laurel MD. She is survived by her loving children, son, Robert (Nita) Hissey; son, Larry Rickerson; daughter, Donna Loveless; son, Allen (Judy) Hinds; and son, Mark (Sandy) Hissey; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, two nephews, two nieces, several great-nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Justin Martyr Catholic Church of Seminole on Saturday, January 5 at 9:30 a.m. Her burial will take place on a later date at Royal Palm Cemetery in St. Petersburg. Memorial donations may be made to Suncoast Hospice. 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33760.