Theodore Hissam

Obituary for Theodore Hissam

March 5, 1947 - January 8, 2013
Sheffield Lake, Ohio | Age 65


Theodore M "Ted" Hissam, 65 of Sheffield Lake and formerly of Bay Village, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 following a lengthy illness. He was born on March 5, 1947 in Zanesville, OH. He graduated from Muskingum College and then traveled to London to study theatre. From there he decided to go back to school where he received his Masters Degree at Ohio State University.

Theodore had many different jobs that included; Event Manager in Youngstown and California, Risk and Safety Manager at Quickens Loan Arena, and Teacher at Zanesville High School and Rocky River High School. The last job that Theodore had was Manager of Security for the Cleveland Art Museum. Some of his interests include community theatre, he liked talking to everyone, and he loved his dogs Brutus and Jackie.

Theodore was a beloved husband to Cindy (nee Lacy). Other survivors include his three children, Mandy Nunley of Dresden, OH, Ryan Hissam of Sheffield Lake, and Lacy Boone (Russ) of Sheffield Lake; his two grandchildren, Aidan Hissam and J. J. Boone; and his three brothers-in-law, Herman Lacy, Tim Lacy, and Shane Lacy. He is preceded in death by his parents Donald and Mildred (Lawson) Hissam.

Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon-Belden Road, Avon Lake from 3-5pm and 7-9pm on Friday, January 11. A memorial service will be held at Sovereign Grace Church, 29047 Lorain Road, North Olmsted, Saturday at 1:00pm. Memorial contributions may be forwarded to the Friendship Animal Protective League, 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, 44035.

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