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Robert J. Bisson

Date of Death: June 23, 2022

Date of Birth: December 7, 1950


Topsham- Robert J. Bisson, 71, of Topsham, died on June 23, 2022, at his home with his family by his side.

Robert was born in Brunswick on December7th, 1950, the son of Paul and Lorraine (Poulin) Bisson.

He was known for his strong work ethic, and he put it to use his whole life.  Over the years he worked at HC Crooker while also working and later being part owner of L. P. Bisson and Sons, John Davis, Topsham Glass, and Brunswick Glass.  But above all, he ran L. P. Bisson & Sons, and the farm surrounding it, on the Meadow Road, in Topsham.

Though his work as a farmer didn’t allow Robert to be a member of social clubs, he was a lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Brunswick and was a Knights of Columbus 4th degree.  He was a Life member.

Robert was predeceased by his parents, sisters Louise Bernier and Lucille Pelkey, sister-in-law Carol Bisson, brothers-in-law Henry Bernier and Tom Glowdus, nephew Harry Downs, Jr, and his niece Kathy Winn.

He is survived by his wife Paula Laffely Bisson, whom he married on June 1st, 1968, at St. John’s in Brunswick, daughter Cindy Smith, sons James & Cindy (Skelton) Bisson, Phillipe & Brenda (Rogers) Bisson, and Stephen & Autumn (Johnson) Bisson, 16 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, brothers Raymond & Carol, Roger, Arthur & Diana, and Andy & Tina, sisters Priscille & Doug Pollock, Marie & Jim Pennell, Dee & Rosemarie Bisson, Doris & Nick Bets, brother-in-law Ronald & Sally Laffely, sisters-in-law Joanne & Steven Compton and Sandra & John Best, Sr., an uncle, an aunt, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

There will be visiting hours from 6-8pm on Friday, July 1st. at Funeral Alternatives, 25 Tampa St. in Lewiston.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11am on Saturday, July 2nd, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 39 Pleasant St., in Brunswick

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Robert’s memory to St. John’s Catholic School, 37 Pleasant St., Brunswick, ME  04011.

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