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Marion Sisson

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at the Penn Valley Cemetery for Marion E. Sisson. Mrs. Sisson passed away July 14 in Penn Valley. She was 92.

Mrs. Sisson was born Aug. 15, 1914, to Charlotte and Harry Denniss in Utica, N.Y.

In 1937, she graduated from Hartwick College in New York. During the 1940s and ’50s, she worked as an elementary school teacher. On July 9, 1949, she married Richard H. Sisson in Utica, N.Y.



Mrs. Sisson was a member of the Gem and Mineral Society, the Girl Scouts and the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. She enjoyed traveling, being a rock hound, reading, gardening, canning, knitting and sewing.

She is survived by her daughters Susan Elizabeth Rees of Tempe, Ariz., and Marti Ann Mott of Penn Valley; son, John Homer Sisson of Santa Marie; five granddaughters; and one great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard H. Sisson, in 2006; and son, Denniss Butch Sisson, in 1978.




Memorial contributions can be sent to United Cerebral Palsy, 1660 L Street, NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20036, or to your favorite charity.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.


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