In memory of
Beatrice M. Hissem
Beatrice Mae "Bea" Stahl Hissem, 90, of Normalville, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at the home of her daughter, Carol, with whom she had been residing. She was born April 14, 1928, in Jones Mills, a daughter of the late Harry F. and Clara Kalp Stahl. She was a graduate of the former Ramsay High School in Mt. Pleasant with the class of 1946. She was a life member of the Roadman and White American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and served as its past president, treasurer, secretary, membership chairman and parliamentarian. She was also past president and secretary of the Westmoreland County Salon 188 and was a member of the Mt. Pleasant VFW. Beatrice was a member of Grace Baptist Church, where she had served as the church pianist. In addition to her parents, Beatrice was predeceased by her husband, A. Jay Hissem, in 1991; her sons, Robert Hissem and Winfield Hissem; her companion, Charles Achtzehn; her sister, Helen Fencil; her son-in-law, Gary G. Smith; and her grandson, Chad G. Smith. Beatrice will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by her loving children, James Hissem and wife Verna, of Normalville, Joyce Frederick and husband Timothy, of Glenmoore, Patty Lander and husband Bert, of Newville, Linda Richter and husband Pete, of Normalville, B. Jayne Smith, of Canton, Ga., Beverly Keyser and husband Larry, of Scottdale, and Carol Shreve and Scott, of Normalville; her 30 grandchildren; and her numerous great-grandchildren. Beatrice was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Family and friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in CLYDE BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., at the corner of Route 711 and 146 Municipal Building Road, Melcroft (724-455-2310), where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday with Pastor William Nicholson officiating. A committal service and interment will follow in Snowball Cemetery, Cook Township. To leave a message or send condolences, please visit our website at www.brooksfuneralhomes.com .
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