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Dolores L. (Easton) Sisson

August 09, 2017

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Dolores L. (Easton) Sisson, 93, of South Dartmouth, passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at Island Terrace Nursing Home, in Lakeville, after a long illness.  She was the wife of the late Edward R. Sisson, Jr.

Born in Denora, PA, daughter of the late Burnett and Ann (Lynn) Easton, she lived most of her life in New Bedford prior to settling in South Dartmouth in 2000.  She was a member of the South Primitive Methodist Church, in New Bedford.

Dolores served in the Coast Guard during WWII and had worked at Atlas Tack, Berkshire Hathaway and finally PCI until her retirement.  She enjoyed spending time at the Buttonwood Park Senior Center playing cards, the Acushnet Senior Center Pitch League, playing BINGO and trips to the casinos most recently Twin River.

She is survived by two sons, David Sisson and his wife Phyllis of Walpole and Kevin W. Sisson of Fall River;  two daughters, Patricia Gemme and her husband Robert of Fredericksburg, VA and Linda Sisson of Taunton;  four grandchildren, Tavis Sisson and his wife Neena and Marissa Farley and her husband Robert all of FL, and Matthew and Danny Gemme of Fredericksburg, VA;  five great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Sisson was the last of eight children.

Funeral Information

Calling hours are Tuesday, August 15, 2017, from 6-8pm, in the Donaghy Funeral Home, 465 County St., New Bedford.  Cremation will follow and interment will be private. 

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Schwartz Center for Children, 1 Posa Pl., Dartmouth, MA 02747.


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Dolores  L. (Easton)  Sisson

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