Shirley Sisson

Obituary of Shirley M. Sisson

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Shirley M. Sisson, 84, of Penn Yan, passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Penn Yan Manor. She was born in Penn Yan on May 18, 1935 the daughter of the late Harold J. and Ruth A. (Thayer) McMaster. Shirley was a homemaker, but in her younger years she worked seasonally in her father and uncle's vineyards. She was an avid gardner. Shirley had extensive flower gardens and took a lot of pride in maintaining them. She was also a member of the Milo Center United Methodist Church. Surviving are three children, Gail (Mark) Morehouse of Branchport, Joseph (Lori) Sisson of Jonesboro, TN, and Thomas Sisson of Ballston Spa; five grandchildren, Benjamin Morehouse, Angela Sisson, Kayla (Zach) Norton, Andrew Sisson and Matthew Sisson; a sister, Esther Rector of Penn Yan; and several nieces and nephews. Shirley was predeceased by her husband, Clyde Sisson in 2005. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 10-11 am at Townsend-Wood & Zinger Funeral Home, 201 E. Elm St., Penn Yan. Shirley's funeral service will begin at 11:00 am at the funeral home followed by burial in Lakeview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Milo Center United Methodist Church, 1421 Milo Center Rd, Penn Yan, NY 14527. To leave the family a message of condolence, please visit townsendwoodzinger.com
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Saturday
29
February

Calling Hour

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Townsend-Wood & Zinger Funeral Home
201 E. Elm Street
Penn Yan, New York, United States
315-536-3391
Saturday
29
February

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Townsend-Wood & Zinger Funeral Home
201 E. Elm Street
Penn Yan, New York, United States
315-536-3391