Charlotte M. Bisson, 88, passed away October 23, 2019. She was born April 1, 1931 in York, ME, the daughter of Arthur R. and Marie Louise Phema (Hotte) Bisson.
Charlotte graduated from York High School in 1948 as valedictorian of her class. She received a Bachelor’s Degree from Tufts University, a Master’s Degree from Boston College, and a second Master’s Degree from the University of Maine in School Administration, earning her Principal credentials. She briefly taught in Massachusetts, but when she learned of a position in York, ME she returned home and taught there for the next 37 years.
Charlotte loved to knit, sew, play bridge, make jewelry, and was also an avid reader. She enjoyed going to baseball games, especially the Portland Sea Dogs and Lowell Spinners. She loved to travel to Europe, frequently leading several student tours to France. She also visited Brazil, Florida, and St. Lucia in the West Indies. She was a volunteer at York Hospital and a member of St. Christopher’s Catholic Church in York and St. Martha’s Catholic Church in Kennebunk.
Charlotte was preceded in death by her parents and aunt, Simone Roberts. She is survived by many colleagues and loving friends who would like to thank the staff at Huntington Common for the exceptional care Charlotte received.
A private committal service will take place at First Parish Cemetery in York where Charlotte will be laid to rest with her parents.