Edward Kardys Obituary

Edward 'Ned
Edward 'Ned" Kardys

September 7, 1956 - May 10, 2019
Born in New London, CT
Resided in Niantic, Connecticut


East Lyme- Edward “Ned” Kardys, 62 of Niantic passed away on Friday May 10, 2019 at his residence.

He was born September 7, 1956 in New London the son of the late Joseph A. and Dorthea Sweeney Kardys. He married the former Carol Vara on September 29, 2012 at the Niantic Community Church, Niantic.

Ned graduated from Robert E. Fitch High School in Groton and received his Bachelor degree from Cornell University. He later received his Master’s degree from Columbia University and his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Connecticut. Ned’s passion was art, was a well renowned artist in our area.
His passions were artistry, photography, painting, gardening, travel, boating and his love of birds. He was a member of the Niantic community Church, Mystic Art Assoc. and Old Lyme Art Assoc.

Besides his wife Carol he is survived by his brother Gary Kardys of No. Greenbush, NY and his sister Jan Kardays of Redding. 2 sister in laws Emma Gennaro of Andover, MA, Patricia Vara Appleby, Melrose MA and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday May 16, 2019 3 to 6 pm at the Thomas L. Neilan & Sons East Lyme Funeral Home 48 Grand Street, Niantic. Funeral service will be held on Friday May 17, 2019 at 11 o’clock at the Niantic Community Church 170 Pennsylvania Ave. Niantic, CT 06357. Kindly omit flowers. Donations in Ned’s memory may be made to the Niantic Community Church. Please visit www.neilanfuneralhome.com to leave an online condolence for the family.

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Thomas L. Neilan & Sons East Lyme Funeral Home
48 Grand Street
Niantic, CT US 06357
Thursday, May 16, 2019
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Celebration of Life
Niantic Community Church
170 Pennsylvania Avenue
East Lyme, CT US 06333
Friday, May 17, 2019
11:00 AM


Niantic Community Church
170 Penn Avenue
Niantic, Connecticut United States 06357
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