Nissing, Douglas passed away on September 29, 2013. He grew up in Webster Groves and graduated from Webster Groves High School in 1978. He attended Rice University in Houston, Texas, and The General Theological Seminary in New York City. He was ordained an Episcopal priest in February 1989. Upon completion of training at the Blanton-Peale Institute in New York City in 1994, he opened his private pastoral psychotherapy practice in New York City. He returned to St. Louis in 2009 to be with family and to pursue an MBA at St. Louis University. He is survived by his husband of 22 years, Daniel John Kelly, his father, Burton John Nissing, his sister, Angela Kay Nissing, and eleven nieces and nephews, including Angela's daughters, Paulina and Alyssa Utochkin. Services: The memorial service will take place at Christ Church Cathedral, 1210 Locust St., St Louis, MO, on Friday, October, 4, 2013 at 11:00 am. A memorial will also soon be held in Connecticut at a place and time to be determined. In lieu of flow ers please make a donation to Operation Food Search or Stray Rescue of St Louis.