Margaret Vaughan Sisson

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A loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Margaret Vaughan Sisson, better known as "Zeke" to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, was born on July 20, 1926, in Monroe, LA. A longtime resident of Baton Rouge, she died peacefully at age 86 on Sunday, December 2, 2012, in her home surrounded by her loving family. She received her elementary and high school education in Monroe, and later earned a Bachelors Degree in Mathematics from Louisiana State University and an additional Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology from Louisiana Tech. In 1945 he met the love of her life, Norman Lee Sisson, Sr., to whom she was married for 63 years until his death on February 11, 2010. They moved to Baton Rouge in 1949, where they raised their family and Margaret became a Medical/Cardiac Technologist with the Baton Rouge General Medical Center where she worked as a cardiac technician until her retirement and was instrumental in establishing the heart catheterization center at the Baton Rouge General. She is a member of the Broadmoor United Methodist Church where they were active supporters and volunteers for many years, and member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Norman and their youngest son, Jon Jeffery, her parents, Robert H. and Amy S. Vaughan, and her brother, Robert H. Vaughan, Jr. She is survived by her two sons, Norman Lee Sisson, Jr. and wife Linda of Winter Haven, Florida, and Robert Vaughan Sisson and wife Paula of Baton Rouge; seven grandchildren: Kelly Sisson, Brad Sisson, Aaron Sisson and wife Chisatto, Alina Portz, Ryan Sisson and wife Shelley, Hallie Delaney and husband Kevin, and Megan Romano and husband Chad; and eight great-grandchildren: Sebastian Sisson, Reagan Elaine Sisson, Brian Sisson, Reagan Claire Sisson, Sarah Kate Sisson, Finnan Delaney, Talullah Delaney, and Meabh Delaney. Visitation at Greenoaks Memorial Funeral Home, 9595 Florida Boulevard, on Monday, December 3, 2012, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Services at Broadmoor United Methodist Church on Tuesday, December 3, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. conducted by the Rev. Ken Carroll. Interment in Greenoaks Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Seth Kaplan, Terry Thibodeaux, Jonathan Thorning, Johnny Thorning, David Kavilir, Shelton Kavalir, James Breedlove, and David Hubbs. Honorary Pallbearers: Jack Selig, Jim Bradley, Jim Frederick. The family wishes to extend a particular expression of appreciation to St. Joseph's Hospice and to Ms. Sharon Coats for the kind and compassionate home care they have given to Margaret and the family over the past three years and during her final days.
Published in from Dec. 2 to Dec. 3, 2012
Arrangements under the direction of:
Greenoaks Funeral Home
9595 Florida Blvd | Baton Rouge, LA 70815 | (225) 925-5331
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