"JoAnne" Anne Schissler, 90, passed peacefully at home, Monday, Sept.
Born in Shrewsbury, she lived there most of her life
until moving to Little Silver in 1986. Josephine attended St. James
Grammar School and Red Bank Catholic High School and
Mrs. Porter's Secretarial School, Red Bank.
predeceased by: her husband of 53 years, Paul F. Schissler; her parents,
Edward M. and Helen Kelly; her brothers, Edward M. Kelly, John H. Kelly;
her sister, Margaret Gibson and her grandson, Thomas Patrick Schissler.
Surviving are: her brother, William and wife Jean Kelly, of Rumson; her
sisters, Helen Shute, of Manchester and Mary Beth Fricano, of Virginia; her
eight children, Paul F. Schissler, Jr. and wife Patricia, Virginia,
Edward K. Schissler and wife Alexandra, South Carolina, Joan S. Forsyth
and husband Gordon III, Red Bank, Margaret S. Leahy and husband Kevin,
Rumson, Mark R. Schissler and wife Diane, Connecticut, Phillip Schissler
and wife Amy, Iowa, Thomas A. Schissler and wife Suzanne, Fair Haven,
and Anne S. Flack and husband David, Arizona; 19
grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
had a unique ability to make everyone she came into contact with feel
as though they were the most special, most important person she had ever
known. We can all aspire to give that to everyone we know or meet in
our lifetime," her family said in her obituary.
Visitation was held on Thursday, Sept. 5 at Thompson Memorial Home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, Sept. 6 at 10 a.m. at Church of the Nativity, 180 Ridge Rd., Fair Haven. Interment
will follow at Fair View Cemetery Mausoleum, Middletown. The family
requests that memorial donations be made in her memory either to Red
Bank Catholic High School, 112 Broad St., Red Bank, NJ 07701 or
American Lung Assoc
., 1031 Rt. 22W., STE 203, Bridgewater, NJ.