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“A woman who was never afraid to lay herself bare to the world She was an old sainted soul and in2grateful our life paths crossed A kind loving wife...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Marvin Henderson - Kent, OH

“It was always such a pleasure to be able to spend time with Jean. She will bemissed. Prayers ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Annette Myers - Akron - Friend

“Jean will allways be remembered for her humor and caring. I know we will see her again and she will be just as caring as she was in life. God Bless ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Jan Champ - Friend

“To the family; She was an elegant lady who will be fondly remember by all that knew her. You and yours are in our hearts and minds on this journey. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Holly Robinson - Cortland, OH

“Hugs and my condolences for your loss. As I am just in the first months of my own grief, remember that grief is normal, natural and necessary. ...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Terry VanHorn - Cuyahoga Falls, OH

“My sincere condolences. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: William Westover - Deerfield, OH

“Our cousin Jean,was always the life of the party. Always smiling, quick with a welcoming hug. There were so many wonderful moments with Jean and the...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Scott and Michelle GIbson - Akron, OH


Jean (Greer) Sisson, 89, of Kent, died Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at Arbors At Streetsboro.

She was born May 23, 1928 in Kent, at the Jadots Maternity Home, to Redmond and Ruth (Gibson) Greer. She was the longest serving member of the United Church of Christ of Kent. Jean was a member of Ravenna Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, Coterie I, and her monthly Bridge Club.

She is survived by daughter, Carol Jean Manges of Kent; son, Michael Edwin Sisson of Kent; grandchildren, Amy, Rob, Christina, Taylor, Alea, and Lawrence; four great grandchildren; brother-in-law, Bruce Hansford of Kent; caregiver and cousin, Dottie (Tom) Emerick of Kent; niece, Susan Hansford of Kent; and nephew, David (Kay) Hansford of Kent. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Larry" Sisson; son, Eric Redmond Sisson; and sister, Nancy Hansford.

Calling hours will be held 2-4 and 6-8 PM Friday, March 2nd at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent. Order of the Eastern Star Services will be held at 5:45 PM. A Celebration of Life will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, March 3rd at the Kent United Church of Christ with Rev. Amy Gopp officiating. As per Jean's request her body was donated to NEOMED.