Della Patricia Hissem, 82 of Portersville passed away at her residence on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 6:50 PM. Born in Greensburg, PA on April 19, 1931, Della was the daughter of the late Thomas and Bessie Olive Greenwalt Laird. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert R. Hissem on May 7, 2009. They were married on January 26, 1952. She was a former member of the Ellwood City Lioness Club and a member of the Youngwood High School Class of 1951. Surviving are her 2 sons and their fiances, Douglas Hissem and Mary Jo Weir and Terry Hissem and Monika Seegler all of Portersville, Grandchildren, Sonya and Scott Rau of Buckeye, AZ, Schuyler Hissem of New Castle, a step-granddaughter, Mikayle Davis of New Castle and 3 great grandchildren, Elijah, Isaiah and Jonah Rau and a niece, Patty Crossland of Greensburg. Besides her parents and husband Della was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Jean Laird and Betty Haun and a brother, Bill Laird. Arrangements were entrusted to the Joseph A. Tomon, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 97 Grim Avenue, Ellport, PA.
I'm so sorry in the loss of Aunt Patty. She was a truly wonderful person. I will miss her.
Doug & Terry, please accept my sympathies. I have such good memories of time with Pat & Bob. I rmember you 2 boys well too. You were a nice family to be neighbors with.
I want to send my condolences to you, Terry & Doug.
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