Edward J. Sisco


Edward J. Sisco

Edward J. Sisco, 79, of Sparta, NJ passed away on March 8, 2019 at his son’s home in Branchville surrounded by family. Ed was born in Franklin Lakes, NJ and lived in Oak Ridge, NJ before moving to Sparta in 1972. He retired to West Wardsboro, Vermont where he lived for several years before returning to NJ in 2017. He enjoyed hunting, attending NASCAR races, golfing, and vacationing on Long Beach Island, but loved spending time with family most of all. Ed coached Little League baseball and football in Sparta for many years and volunteered as President of Sparta Foot-ball and NJYFL. He served in the National Guard for six years and rose to the rank of Staff Sergeant.He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Joyce (Canning) Sisco; his devoted children: Kurt Sisco and his wife Gina of Branchville; Dori Sweeney and her husband Terry of Fredon; Kristi McKee and her husband Sean of Mahopac, NY; and Brad Sisco and his wife Gina of Sparta. Ed is also survived by his loving grand-children: Sean, Gavin, and Brady and step grandchildren: Kevin, Justin, Ryan, and Evan. Friends are invited to celebrate Ed’s life on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 4–9pm at the Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main St, Sparta, NJ 07871. A funeral service will be held at 11am Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to Wounded Warrior Project or the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.