JOHN MASSEY BISSETTE
April 4, 1927 – Jan. 3, 2011
RALEIGH – John Massey Bissette, 83, died Monday with dignity surrounded by his family at Hospice of Wake County. John served in the U. S. Army, and was retired from the U. S. Postal Service. He was preceded in death by his mother, Dolly Massey Bissette, brother, Harry Bissette, & sister, Anne Bobbitt.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Tant Bissette, son, John H. Bissette of Raleigh, daughter, Gwen Hejl (Bill) of North Dakota, 5 grandchildren, Tyler, Hanna, Laura, Carol, & John, sisters, Rose Privette & Corrine Grace.
In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests that donations be made to Longview Baptist Church Building Fund, 2308 N. New Hope Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27604, or to Hospice of Wake County, 200 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC, 27607.
Funeral service will be 2 pm, Thursday, Longview Baptist Church with visitation for 1 hour prior to the service. Burial to follow in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net