Dr. Thomas M. Aissis, DDS
SEEKONK, MA - Dr. Thomas M. Aissis, DDS, 94, of Brook Street died Wednesday,December 28, 2011 at Pawtucket Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Pawtucket. He was the husband of the late Mary E.(Senno) Aissis.
Born in Central Falls, a son of the late Habib and Bahia (Haskoor) Aissis, he had lived in Seekonk for the past 55 years.
Dr. Aissis was a dentist with his practice in Pawtucket for 19 years and later on Broad Street, Central Falls for 50 years, retiring in 1995. He was a life member of the American Dental Association, the Rhode Island Dental Association and the Pawtucket District Dental Society.
He attended the University of Rhode Island and was a graduate of Temple University Dental School.
He served as a captain in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Dr. Aissis was a 58-year member and an honorary member of Pawtucket Country Club.
He was a member of Sullivan Council 3rd Degree, Knights of Columbus and a member of Delaney Assembly 4th Degree, Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by one daughter, Carol A. Jackson of Pawtucket; one son, Thomas J. Aissis and his wife, Nancy of Smithfield; three grandchildren, Kristen Lane and her husband, Raymond of Smithfield, Jodi Cabral and her husband, Joseph of Rumford, and Christopher Jackson of Pawtucket; four great grandchildren, Katelyn and Ryan Lane, both of Smithfield, and Meghan and Matthew Cabral, both of Rumford; and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late John, Jerry, George, James and Rose Aissis, and Sarah Nasif.
His funeral will be held TUESDAY, JANUARY 3 at 8:45 A.M. from BELLOWS-FALSO FUNERAL CHAPEL, 160 River Road, Lincoln with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. in the Church of St. Basil the Great, 15 Skyview Drive, Lincoln. Burial will be in St. Basil's Cemetery, Cumberland.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call MONDAY 4-7 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Dr. Aissis's memory to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904-9826 would be appreciated. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit www.bellowsfh.com.