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Susan Kiss, 75, of Hamilton passed away peacefully on October 16, 2012 at home surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Ricse, Hungary, Ms. Kiss was a resident of Hamilton Township since 1971. Susan retired after 30 years of service working in the Environmental Services Department of the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton and also was a certified home health aide. In 1999, Ms. Kiss received the Employee of the Year Award as "General I Clerical". Prior to coming to the United States, Susan's earned her Master's degree and was a school teacher for 17 years in Budapest, Hungary. For the first 5 years of her employment at RWJ Hamilton, she worked 16 hours a day; 8 at the hospital and 8 at the local rubber factory. Later in her career, she volunteered for many hospital causes. She walked with the Hospital's team at the March of Dimes Walk America and worked at the carnival. She helped to clean streets at a number of the Hospital's Adopt-A-Road efforts and once won 1st prize from the 50+ Club for recruiting the most new members. When Susan said, "the hospital is like family to me" she meant it in more ways than one. Susan was also a volunteer at Contact of Mercer County and received the RSVP (Retired Senior & Volunteer Program) award. She volunteered at Hamilton Township Senior Center and Garden Club Leader and was a member of the American Hungarian Civic Association where she served as corresponding secretary for 7 years and in 2010 as a vice president. The fiber of Susan's passions for helping others came from her love she held for her family and dear friends.
Susan predeceased by her parents, Mihaly and Zsuzsanna Takacs and her husband Zoltan Kiss, she is survived by her daughter and son-in-law; Judith and John Farina; her grandchildren; Angela Hunt and her husband Jonathan; and Felicia Farina; her sister and brother-n-law;; Eva and Sandor Kovacs; and nieces, great-nieces; great nephews; and many dear friends in the United States and Hungary.
Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday (Oct. 23) at the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ 08690. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows R. C. Church. 3816 E. State St. Ext., Hamilton, NJ 08619. Cremation services will follow at Ewing Crematory.
Family and friends may call from 8 to 10:00 a.m. at the Saul Colonial Home.
Published in The Trentonian on Oct. 20, 2012
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