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James J. Bissett III dead at 48

Bissett died Dec. 14 in Mattituck, N.Y.

| December 21, 2011

James J. Bissett, president of Bissett Nursery in Holtsville and Dix Hills, N.Y., died Dec. 14. He was 48.

Bissett was also co-owner of the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center and the Hyatt Place East End Hotel in downtown Riverhead, N. Y.

He is survived by his wife, Carole; his daughters, Dominique Bissett-Viscardi and Danielle; his son, James IV; his sisters, Denise, Michelle Pospischil and Diane Nelson; and Irene Bissett, the mother of their children.

Memorial donations may be made to the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund, 14 Technology Drive, Suite 2, Setauket, NY 11733 or the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation, 330 Seventh Ave., #200, New York, NY 10001.

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