STATHAM – Mary (Bissonnette) Siple, 56, died Sunday, October 24, 2010, following a series of health problems.
Born in Burlington, Vt., on January 31, 1954, she was the daughter of the late Ted and Cecile (Corrigan) Bissonnette of Winooski, Vt. She was a graduate of Winooski High School in 1972. Mrs. Siple was preceded in death by a sister, Jane Schuster.
She was a devoted mother and a highlight in many people’s lives. All who met her seemed to enjoy her personality and outlook on life. She loved to travel and was a free spirit.
Survivors include a son, James Siple; sisters and brother-in-law, Anne and Tony Kenny, Gail Boulerice and Joan Bissonnette; brothers and sisters-in-law, Mark and Deborah Bissonnette and Leon and Barb Bissonnette; brother-in-law, Ken Schuster; several beloved nieces, nephews and cousins; and her loyal canine companion, Nesquik.
Her remains were cremated in accordance to her wishes. A memorial/reception will be held at the home of her son, James, in Statham on Wednesday, October 27, at 4 p.m. Vermont services will be held Monday, November 1, at 11 a.m., at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Winooski. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Flanigan Funeral Home, Buford, is in charge of arrangements.