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February 11, 2020

Ethel Kisty
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— Damiano Funeral Home
"Aunt Ethel will be greatly missed. We have many fond memories of great family reunions that will remain in our thoughts forever. "
— Michael and Elaine Hren and family

Obituary for Ethel Kisty

Ethel Kisty of Long Branch passed away on February 11, 2020 at Monmouth Care Center at the age of 94. Ethel was born to the late Aaron Koi and Elizabeth Neimet Koi on December 16, 1925 in Ashtabula, OH. She grew up as the seventh of nine children and at the age of 12 the family moved to Mercer, PA where she spent the rest of her childhood growing up on a fully functional farm.

Her employment career began at the age of 17 starting at a steel mill, National Malleable. She was also a successful sales representative for Stanley Home Products, a realtor, a demonstrator for Big-Box stores and retiring after 25 years from Lyons VA Medical Center in Lyons, NJ in Dietetic Services.

Ethel is survived by her daughter, Sheila Carey; granddaughter, Samantha Vuono and her husband Michael; a grandson, Elijah Carey; great grandchildren, Ava and Thomas and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her canine companion, Candy.

Ethel is also predeceased by her son, Thomas Frank Varga; her sisters, Margaret, Elizabeth and Anna; her brothers, William, John, Frank, Joseph and Steve (twin); her husband, John Kisty; son in law, Roy L. Carey and ex-husband, Frank Varga.

At the family’s request, services were private. Her final resting place is at Clover Leaf Cemetery in Woodbridge. Memorial donations may be sent to Monmouth County SPCA, 260 Wall St., Eatontown, NJ 07724. The family invites you to leave a letter of condolence, light a memorial candle or make a memorial donation by selecting the appropriate tab.

Service Information

Damiano Funeral Home
191 Franklin Ave
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Interment Information

Cloverleaf Park Cemetery
US Route 1 S
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
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