Jerry H. Brisson | Obituary

Jerry H. Brisson STRATHAM, NH – Jerry H. Brisson passed away peacefully on July 29, 2022 after a long illness. Jerry was born on April 5, 1948 to the late Joseph Alfred and Constance Marion (Searles) Brisson in Rutland, VT, where he grew up and still considered home. Jerry attended the University of Vermont, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry. It was at UVM that he met his wife, Mary, and they lived 48 years of unshakeable marriage. While living on Isle La Motte, VT Jerry became a volunteer assistant fire chief and EMT. He completed graduate studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He has worked in pharmaceutical R&D, with a focus on biopharmaceuticals. His remarkable career moved him many times and he enjoyed his communities in NY, WI, KS and finally MD where he retired from Otsuka Pharmaceutical in 2016. Jerry and Mary moved to NH to be closer to their family , including their beloved son, Michael, daughter-in-law Neysa and grandson Marshall. Jerry loved his family, colleagues and friends. He found his life’s work in the pharmaceutical field both fulfilling and rewarding. Jerry is survived by his wife, Mary Tabah Brisson, of Stratham, NH; his son Michael (Neysa) Brisson; his grandson Marshall Stansbury; his brother Richard (Courtney) Brisson; his sister Gail (Armin Heurich) Brisson; his sister Carol Brisson; his stepmother Patricia; his sister-in-law Hendrika (Godfrey) Sluder; his brother-in-law John (Nora) Tabah; and several nieces, nephews and great-nieces. Funeral and burial will be private for family members. Interment will be at Northfield Falls Cemetery, Northfield Falls, VT at a later date. In lieu of traditional commemorations, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at Please visit to view Jerry’s memorial website and sign his tribute wall.