Olive C. Bisson

Date of Passing:

January 3, 2016

Bisson, Olive, C., 91, formerly of Lottie Drive, Riverside, died peacefully on January 3, 2016 surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Lowell, MA, a daughter of the late William and Clara (Frappier) Hamel, she lived in Riverside for 35 years and on Frank Court, Warren for 25 years.

Mrs. Bisson was an attendant for the State of Rhode Island Institute of Mental Health for 15 years before retiring in 1984.

Olive was a communicant of St. Brendan Church. She served in the United States Air Force during World War II and was a graduate of CCRI.

She is survived by a daughter, Virginia O. Cronan of Warren; two sons, Charles R. Bisson of Berkley, MA and Joseph W. Bisson of Nashua, NH; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Claire Evans and sister of the late William J. Hamel and Vincent J. Hamel.

Her funeral will be held on Thursday January 7, 2016 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:30 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 11 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Calling hours are Thursday morning 8:30-10 a.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Olive’s memory to the Rhode Island Veterans Home, 480 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI, 02809 would be deeply appreciated.

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