Kitti F. Sisselman, a retired leasing agent and longtime Reisterstown resident, died of pneumonia Jan. 3 at Citizen's Care Center, a Havre de Grace assisted-living facility. She was 78.
Kitti Frantz Blair was born in Virginia and raised in Putnam, N.C. She eventually came to Baltimore and settled in Reisterstown, where she was the leasing agent for 40 years at Morningside Heights Apartments. She retired in 2001.
She was an avid reader and duckpin bowler.
Her husband of many years, Willie Sisselman, a steamfitter and welder, died last year. An earlier marriage to Leonard Cohen ended in divorce.
Services were Wednesday.
Surviving are two sons, Norman L. Cohen of Broomfield, Colo., and H. Michael Cohen of Reisterstown; two daughters, Robin L. Pettingill of Westminster and Jennifer L. White of Havre de Grace; 19 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.