Gainard Ernest Sisti



Gainard Ernest Sisti, 85, of Pawleys Island, SC passed away Sunday, April 01, 2018 at NHC of Garden City. He was born February 13, 1933 in Rockford, IL, son of the late Louis Sisti and Mary Petrovich Sisti.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by two brothers, Lewis Sisti and Joseph Sisti; one sister, Julia Sisti Hayes and one son, David Gainard Sisti.

Survivors include his loving wife of sixty years, Marilyn Joyce Sisti of Pawleys Island; one son, Steven Sisti of Dixon, CA and one daughter, Sharron Sisti of Pawleys Island.

Gainard served in the United States Navy from 1951-1956. He retired from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. After moving to Pawleys Island he became a member of Pawleys Island Community Church. In his spare time he enjoyed being out on the golf course, especially at Heritage Golf Club where he was a long time member.

A celebration of Gainard’s life will be held at 11:00AM Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Pawleys Island Community Church, 10304 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, SC 29585.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Teach My People, 753 Waverly Road, Pawleys Island, SC 29585 or to the Pawleys Island Community Church Youth Missions, 10304 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, SC 29585.

Condolences may be made at

Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is in charge of arrangements.