Edna Van Sise, 90, of Copake NY and formerly of Wingdale NY, passed away peacefully on Monday October 31, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. Born on April 9, 1932 in Mount Kisco, New York, she was the daughter of the late William Lane and Edna Terwilliger (Sisson).
Edna grew up and attended school in Pleasantville NY, where at the age of 12, she met the love of her life and eternal soulmate, George Van Sise Sr. George and Edna were inseparable and thier love for one another flourished as time passed. On February 25, 1950, in Mount Pleasant, NY, Edna and George exchanged thier vows and one passionate kiss, which lead to 72 years of marriage; 7 decades and 2 years of laughter, 864 months of happiness, 26,295 days of wisdom, and most importantly 631,128 hours of memories. Mr. Van Sise survives at home.
Edna loved wearing matching shirts with her love, George, collecting dolls, rescuing chihuahuas, gardening, trips to Lake George, spending time and holidays with family, raising and fostering children and being the best Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and kind hearted, caring and compassionate woman that she could ever be. Edna, although gone, will never be forgotten and will be truly missed by many!
Other than her loving husband, Edna is survived by one brother, David Lane of Colarado, one Sister Hazel Peters of Florida, six children, William Van Sise (Melonie Van Sise) of Pine Plains NY, George Van Sise (Wanda Van Sise) of Palenville NY, Joan Dibono (Leo Dibono) of Hopewell Junction NY, David Van Sise (Adele Van Sise) of Seminole Florida, Edna Governale (Joseph Governale) of Pawling NY and Roy Van Sise (Laura Van Sise) of Pleasantville NY. She is also survived by 19 Grandchildren, 21 Great Grandchildren and her loving dog Ashley. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by one Grandson and one Great Grandson.
Calling hours will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, November 4, 2022, at 7749 South Main Street, Pine Plains. Where a funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at 10:00 AM with Pastor Rick Totten officiating. Interment will follow at Irondale Cemetery, Millerton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hudson Valley Hospice and Northeast Baptist Church.