Billie (Bill) Rae Glisson

  • Born: August 6, 1929
  • Died: February 3, 2019
  • Location: Hooksett, New Hampshire

Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium - Coolidge Ave.

250 Coolidge Ave
Manchester, NH 03102

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Tel. (603) 625-5777

Tribute & Message From The Family


Billie (Bill) Rae Glisson, 89, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on February 3, 2019. Born on August 6, 1929 in Goldsboro, NC, he was son of the late Norman and Lela (Wise) Glisson. He enjoyed 63 years of marriage with his wife, Laurette (Boucher) Glisson.

Bill was raised and educated in Wilmington, NC. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps and United States Air Force. Bill met his wife, Laurette, while they were both serving in the Air Force and stationed in Florida. They traveled for many years during their time in the service and later settled in New Hampshire upon his retirement from the Air Force. As a civilian, he worked for Manchester Memorial Company and later did tile work, eventually owning his own tile business. Bill was a member of the Rainbow Theater Group, where he was an actor and volunteer. In his spare time, he loved to take his boat out and go fishing.

He leaves behind his loving wife, Laurette Glisson; his children, Michael Glisson, Michelle Fester and her husband Steve, Mark Glisson, Myles Glisson, and Monica Glisson; his grandchildren, Matthew, Natalie, Madeleine, James, Susan, Thomas, Julia, Kevin, Meghan and Declan; and his great-grandchildren, Marlee and Sasha. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers Charles, Daniel and James Glisson.

Services will be Friday, February 8th. A memorial gathering will be held 9-10:30am at Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 250 Coolidge Ave, Manchester; a memorial Mass of Christian Burial at 11am, Sacred Heart Parish, 265 South Main Street, Manchester. He will be laid to rest at Pine Grove Cemetery, 765 Brown Ave, Manchester.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sisters of Holy Cross, Attn: Finance Director, 365 Island Pond Road, Manchester, NH 03109.


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Condolence & Memory Journal

To the Glisson Family:

On behalf of a grateful nation, and
the VFW Auxiliary/Post #4485 in Somersworth, NH, we wish to express sincere appreciation for the honorable service given by your loved one, and send our deepest condolences on your loss.

VFW Past Auxiliary President,
Cathy Burns

Posted by Cathy Burns - Acquaintance   February 12, 2019

Mark, We are sorry for your loss. May God's Peace, Comfort, and Strength keep you and your family. Our Deepest Sympathy.

Posted by Sandra and Oliver Mack - Hooksett, NH - Friend   February 07, 2019

Such a kind man! Thinking of you Laurette and Monica and family

Posted by Amy Waszeciak - Manchester, NH   February 07, 2019

Deepest sympathies to all the Glisson family.
Love & Prayers

Posted by Sue Mudd    February 06, 2019

Mark, I am so sorry for your families loss. Thoughts & prayers for your entire family during this difficult time.

Posted by Billie Hebert - Hooksett, NH   February 06, 2019

So sorry for your loss Mark.

Posted by Judy & Matt Barrett - Goffstown, NH - Friend   February 05, 2019

God Bless & Rest In Peace

Posted by Diane Boucher - Nashua, NH   February 05, 2019

Myles, very sorry for your loss.

Posted by Dwight Eddy - Naples, FL - Coworker   February 05, 2019

Mark I am very sorry for your loss. May God be with you and your family at this very difficult time.

Posted by Robert Willey - Hooksett, NH - Friend   February 05, 2019

Candle

Mark, I am very sorry for your loss. I know how deeply you cared for your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. Take comfort in knowing that he is at peace now and watching over all of you from above.

Posted by Deb Young - Hooksett, NH - Coworker   February 05, 2019

Mark, Deepest condolences to you and your family.
Linda Kleinschmidt

Posted by Linda Kleinschmidt - Hooksett, NH - Friend   February 05, 2019

Mr.Glisson, Thank you for your service RDM Windham NH

Posted by A friend   February 05, 2019


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To the Glisson Family: On behalf of a grateful nation, and the VFW Auxiliary/Post #4485 in Somersworth, NH, we wish to express sincere appreciation for the honorable service given by your loved one, and send our deepest condolences on your loss. VFW Past Auxiliary President, Cathy Burns