2006-11-02 / Obituaries

Vincent A. 'Arnie' Sisson Jr.

Vincent A. Sisson Jr., 60, of Jamestown passed away Oct. 26, 2006 at work. He was the companion of Gail Durand of Harrisville.

Born in Fall River, he was a son of the late Vincent A. Sisson and Alice (Waters) Sisson.

He graduated from de LaSalle Academy in Newport in 1964 and received his bachelor's degree in business from Johnson & Wales University.

Mr. Sisson was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Army. He worked at Aetna Insurance Company and most recently for M.P. Dutton Landscaping. He was a longtime member and past secretary for the Jamestown Fire Department. He was a member of the Narragansett Bow Hunters Association and a charter member of the Conanicut Yacht Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, horseback riding, and sailing.

Besides his companion he leaves two sons, Christopher and Ryan Sisson, both of Florida; a brother, George Sisson of Jamestown; a sister, Kathleen A. Fitzgerald of Narragansett; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was the former husband of Joselyn Labonte and Luanne Waugh Botelho.

Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life, which will be held at the Portuguese American Citizens Club, 138 Narragansett Ave. on Sunday, Nov. 5, from 1 to 3 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Jamestown Fire Department, 50 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, RI 02835 or to the Jamestown Emergency Medical Services, 11 Knowles Court, Jamestown, RI 02835.

Return to top