Aug. 29, 1934 – May 28, 2016
Catherine A. Sisson, former co-owner of a Depew concrete company, died Saturday in her Elma home after a short illness. She was 81.
Born and raised in Cheektowaga, the former Catherine Messing graduated from Depew High School. She moved to Elma in 1994.
Sisson co-owned C. Concrete Company with her husband, Franklin O. Sr., who founded the company and died in 2014. Mrs. Sisson worked as a bookkeeper there until she retired in 2008.
She was a 70-year member of the Union Road United Church of Christ in Cheektowaga and spent 30 years as a member of the church chorus.
She is survived by a daughter, Darlene Pache; two sons, Franklin O. Jr. and George A. Sr.; a brother, Robert Messing; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Services Tuesday will be private.