Henry E. Bissonnette, 76, of Manchester died January 6, 2002 at Catholic Medical Center after a sudden illness.
Born in Manchester on May 13, 1925, he was the son of Lucien and Yvonne (Lessard) Bissonnette. He was a lifelong resident of Manchester.
During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He was awarded the Army of Occupation Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
Mr. Bissonnette had worked at Northeastern Engineering and Control Power Company for many years.
He was predeceased by a son, Henry R. Bissonnette in 1984.
The family includes five daughters, Diane Paquin of St. Louis, MO, Collette Paquin, Camille Hayward of Londonderry, Marie Bissonnette and Celeste Bourque of Manchester; three sons, Paul Bissonnette, John Bissonnette of Manchester and Philip Bissonnette; many grandchildren; a brother, Ronald Bissonnette of Goffstown; two sisters, Anita Lesniak of Manchester and Gloria Chaput of Weare; nieces and nephews.
Calling hours were January 8, 2002 in Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North Street, Manchester. A mass of Christian burial was celebrated January 9, 2002 in St. Marie Church, 378 Notre Dame Ave., Manchester. Burial was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 474 Goffstown Rd., Manchester.
Memorial donations may be made to the Monastery of the Precious Blood, 700 Bridge St., Manchester 03104.