Helen Agnes Bisso
Helen Agnes Bisso, age 87, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 4:04 p.m. on Saturday, July 8, 2017, at the Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. She was born May 17, 1930, in East St. Louis, Illinois, the daughter of Frank and Mary (Grodzicki) Wojnowski.
Helen was a 1947 graduate of St. Teresa’s Academy in East St. Louis, Illinois. She was a clerk for the United States Postal Service and was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Aurora.
On July 1, 1950, she married Paul William Bisso, in East St. Louis, Illinois. He preceded her in death on December 13, 1997.
She is survived by two sons, Paul Bisso and his wife, Mada, of Aurora and Kenneth Bisso and his wife, Mary Kay, of Mesa, Arizona; five granddaughters, April Holman, Christy Henley, Amanda Bisso, Andrea Cole and Laura Christensen; five great-grandchildren, Savannah Burke, Isaac, Jennifer and Allie Henley and Clark Christensen; two sister-in-law’s, Mary Helen Bisso of Fairview Heights, Illinois and Opal Wilson, of Collinsville, Illinois; one brother-in-law, Elvis Beckner of Belleville, Illinois and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, Frank and Mary, husband, Paul, two brother-in-law’s, Jack Wilson and Tom Walker, four sister-in-law’s, Mary Erlinger, Pat Wilson, Etta Mae Gross and her husband, Earl, and Dorothy Beckner preceded her in death.
A funeral mass under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Aurora. Rosary will be held from 6:00-6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 10, 2017, with visitation to follow until 8:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at the Lake View Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Fairview Heights, Illinois.
Memorial donations may be made payable to the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be shared at this website.
6:00-6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 10, 2017, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home
6:30-8:00 p.m. on Monday, July 10, 2017, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home
11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church
1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at the Lake View Memorial Gardens Cemetery