Edward F. Sise Jr.

Published 5:57 pm Monday, December 9, 2019

Edward F. Sise Jr. of Smithfield passed away on Dec. 3, 2019 at the age of 88.  Ed earned his B.S. in marine engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N.Y.  He spent two years in the Navy as engineering officer of the USS Monssen, DD798.  Ed completed his 40-year career with Newport News Shipbuilding as the director, Reactor Services.  Ed is survived by his wife, Alana Sue Sise; sons, Edward F. Sise, III (Carol), Jeffery T. Sise, Robert L. Sise (Shannon); daughter, Cynthia Ann Obleas (David); stepson, Bryan L. Conley; sisters Brad Hudson (Joe) and Verne Varda (Johnnie); seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and a great nephew.  Memorial services are pending.  Time and date will be published at a later date.  Online condolences may be registered at www.littlesfuneralhome.com.

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