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DiStasio Funeral Home Inc.
Saturday March 14th, 2015
10:00am - 2:00pm

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DiStasio Funeral Home Inc.
Saturday March 14th, 2015

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William E Bissell

May 16, 1922 – March 8, 2015

Husband of Norma (Fisher) Bissell of Cattaraugus, NY

He was born the son of the late Mary Viola (Branch) and Don W. Bissell.

William was a graduate of Hamburg High School and attended Manlius Military Academy in Manlius, NY. He served three years in military with the company D. 932nd signal battalion of the US Army, beginning on October 6th 1942. Areas of service included Ardennes Central Europe, Normandy, Rhineland and Northern France. William was honorably discharged on October 2, 1945.

He leaves sons Stephen William Bissell of Leon, NY and Thomas Merrill Bissell of Wallingford, Connecticut. Grandchildren include William J. Bissell of Gowanda, NY, Andrew Thomas Bissell of Connecticut, Sherrie Knop (Bissell) Soria of Arizona, Jacquelyn Rene Bissell of Texas and Alexandra Taylor Bissell of Connecticut; great grandchildren are Isabella Soria of Arizona, Hailey Marie Bissell of Texas, Elena and Veronica Licon of Arizona; nephews Don Bissell Jr. of Illinois, Barrie and Paul Bissell of Ohio; cousins Jane Mead Schwiekert of Spencerport, NY, Mary Mead Gwynne of Boston NY and Glen Mead of Bloomfield N.Y.

Relatives and friends may visit Hills Funeral Chapel 55 S. Main Street Cattaraugus, NY, Saturday from 10AM to 2PM with a funeral service to immediately follow. Reverend David Noves officiating.

Interment in Little Valley Rural Cemetery. 


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