unknown - October 24, 2012
Patricia Anne Hayes Sisson, 77, a longtime resident of Cazenovia, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. Patricia was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Aug. 27, 1935, to Richard and Anne Hayes. She grew up in Brooklyn and graduated from St. Edmunds Catholic High School. She married Donald B. Sisson on Jan. 5, 1955, who passed away May 17, 2011. They raised six children. Patricia attended Lemoyne College and received a degree in theology. She taught religious education to children at various Catholic Churches in the area. Patricia was a faithful and dedicated communicant of Immaculate Conception Church in Fayetteville.
In addition to her husband, Patricia was predeceased by two sons, James in 1990 and Donald Jr. in 2002; and sisters and brothers, Peggy, Helen, John, Patrick and Michael.
She is survived by two daughters, Patricia Anne of Houston, TX and Allison M. Isgar of Mexico, NY; two sons, John E. Sisson of Orchard Park, NY and Matthew S. of League City, TX; three sisters, Veronica Basile of Port Jervis, NY, Cathy Grabowski of Long Island and Alice Divine of California; a brother, Richard Hayes of New Jersey; 33 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Services: 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Newell-Fay Manlius Chapel and 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, 400 Salt Springs St., Fayetteville. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery, DeWitt. Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at the funeral home, 8171 Cazenovia Road (Route 92), Manlius. For directions, florists, or a guestbook, please visit scheppfamily.com. Contributions: may be made to the Legionaries of Christ, Donations and Gift Processing, 590 Columbus Ave., Thornwood, NY 10594. Arrangements by Newell-Fay Manlius Chapel of Schepp Family Funeral Homes.