Myrna Ford Tietz, 90 of Manasquan passed away on Saturday December 28, 2019 at Ocean Medical
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Center, Brick with her loving family by her side. Myrna was born and raised in Somerville and a 1947
graduate of Somerville High School. She received her teaching degree from Glassboro State Teachers
College in 1951. Myrna was a 1st grade teacher for the Hillsborough Board of Education for 10 years.
After her teaching career she became a bookkeeper for McLachlan, Inc. for 20 years before retiring in
1990. Upon her retiring Myrna moved into her childhood summer home in Manasquan permanently.
Myrna was an avid fisherman and an unofficial member of the “Over the Rail Gang” and she enjoyed
watching NASCAR, the Yankees, and NY Rangers. She also loved cats and dogs and had many pets
throughout her life.
Myrna was predeceased by her husband of 27 years Roy Tietz in 1980; and her parents Arthur and
Myrtle Ford. She is survived by her loving children Joel Tietz and his wife Cathy of Charlotte, NC and
Gwen Stinson and her husband Edward of Mine Hill, NJ. Myrna was the cherished grandmother of Roy,
Celeste, Kyle and Allison Tietz.
Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Sunday January 5, 2020 from 11 am to 1 pm at
Orender Family Home for Funerals 2643 Old Bridge Road Manasquan, NJ with a funeral service to begin
at 12:30 pm. Interment will be Monday January 6, 2019 at 11 am at Somerville New Cemetery,
Somerville, NJ. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Jersey Shore Animal Center 185
Brick Blvd., Brick, NJ 08723. To send condolences to the family please visit www.orenderfamilyhome.com.