Paul Bissett Sr.

BISSETT, Paul Douglas Sr., 86, of Glen Dale, WV, died Sunday March 31, 2013 in Liza’s Place.

He was born April 7, 1926 in Benwood, WV, a son of the late George and Sally Leach Bissett.

Paul was a member of St. Matthews Episcopal Church, retired insurance agent for State Farm Insurance, was past president of Wheeling Association of Life Underwriters, Wheeling Civic Oratoria Society, Wheeling Lions Club, Wheeling Junior Chamber of Commerce; member of the Osiris Temple AAONMS, State Committee member of the Wheeling Association of Life Underwriters, Wheeling Lodge No. 5 AF & AM, Scottish Rite, Masonic 33rd degree, and attended West Liberty University.

In addition, Paul was a very well known singer throughout the valley.

Paul was also preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Almond.

Surviving is his loving wife of 63 years, Veronica “Ronnie” Ferrie Bissett; three children Doug Bissett and his wife Carole of Wheeling, Cynthia Germanotta and her husband Joe, of Manhattan, NY, Sheri Cates and her husband Steve, of New Windsor, MD; four grandchildren Laura Mull and her husband Adam, Jenny Snyder and her husband Michael, Stefani and Natali Germanotta; two great grandchildren Grace and Jillian Mull; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, from 2-4 and 5-8 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling.

Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, April 4 at 11 a.m. in St. Matthews Episcopal Church, 1410 Chapline Street, with Rev. Mark E. Seitz officiating.

Interment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Liza’s Place, c/o Carol Saksa, 308 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, WV 26003.

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