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Philip Leo Bissonnette

November 16, 1941 November 23, 2019
Philip Leo Bissonnette
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Obituary for Philip Leo Bissonnette

Philip Leo Bissonnette "Joe", age 78 of Swartz Creek, formerly of Lapeer, passed away November 23rd, 2019. He was born November 16th, 1941, in Grand Blanc, Michigan to parents Ernest and Daphine Bissonnette. Those preceding him in death are; his parents, grandparents William and Mary Bissonnette, Howard and Elsie Howe; brother Leroy Bissonnette; sister Rita (Bill) Rupp. Philip married Carolyn Allen on October 15, 1960, they were married 59 years. On their 50th Anniversary, their children gave them a beautiful anniversary party and they went on a special cruise to Hawaii with his brother Norman (Dean) Bissonnette and his wife Tonya. Phil retired from General Motors Chevrolet V-8 in 1991 with over 31 years, then farmed their centennial farm and raised beef cattle. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather to his family. He was a talented woodworker and made beautiful furniture pieces. Philip was a member of St. Matthew's Anglican Church in Lapeer.


Philip is survived by his wife Carolyn Bissonnette; son Scott (Cindy) Bissonnette; daughter Brenda Bissonnette; six grandchildren, Kristen Jones, Frank Mason, Phillip (Brenda) Bissonnette, Amanda (Dan) Spees, Carolyn Braaten, TJ Braaten, 13 great-grandchildren, brother Dean (Tonya) Bissonnette and several nieces and nephews. As well as his beloved support dog, Jackie.


Friends may visit with the Bissonnette family on Tuesday, November 26th from 4-8 p.m. at Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel in Lapeer. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 27th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Matthew's Anglican Church, 220 W. Nepessing Street, Lapeer, MI 48446, where memorials may be made in lieu of flowers or to the American Lung Association. Rev. Colleen Dewey will officiate. A luncheon at the church will immediately follow the service. Private burial will take place at Crestwood Cemetery in Grand Blanc.

Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

26

Nov

4:00 PM 11/26/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/26/2019 8:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel

542 Liberty Park
Lapeer, MI 48446

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel
542 Liberty Park Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

27

Nov

10:00 AM 11/27/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/27/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Matthew's Anglican Church

220 W Nepessing Street
Lapeer, MI 48446

St. Matthew's Anglican Church
220 W Nepessing Street Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

27

Nov

11:00 AM 11/27/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Matthew's Anglican Church

220 W Nepessing Street
Lapeer, MI 48446

St. Matthew's Anglican Church
220 W Nepessing Street Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Crestwood Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

2020 Hill Rd
Grand Blanc, MI 48439

2020 Hill Rd Grand Blanc 48439 MI
American Samoa
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