Anna Corrado

anna  corrado

August 1, 1933 ~ March 29, 2024

Born in: Bronx, NY
Resided in: West Chester , PA

Corrado, Anna, nee: Mercora, age 90, of West Chester, Pennsylvania, formerly of

Edgewater, New Jersey passed peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Friday

March 29, 2024. Born on August 1, 1933 in the Bronx, New York she was the loving

daughter to the late Christy and Natalie (nee: Majonica) Mercora. Devoted sister to the

late Vincenza Stabile and her husband Ronald. Anna was the Beloved wife to the late

Nicholas Corrado. Loving mother to Marie Lopez and her husband Oscar and Natalie

Heaps and her husband Enos. Cherished grandmother to Gregory and his wife

Amanda, Brenna and her husband Todd, Crystal and her husband Michael, Enos and

his wife Lauren, Ezria and her husband Andrew, Allegra and her husband Frank, David

and his wife Natalia, predeceased by the late Christine. Proud Great Grandmother to

Chayce, Cade, Dominic, Landen, Rosa, Mabel, Flora, Jude, Jonas, Simone, Elle and

Francisco. Anna leaves behind many Nieces and Nephews who she loved dearly.


During Anna’s life she had a variety of jobs. In her early years she worked as a

seamstress. She moved on to using her talent and passion for cooking catering and

managing small kitchen/cafeteria operations. She went on to work for Lipton for 15

years working in the Packaging and Consumer Testing Dept. After retirement she took

one of her favorite jobs as preschool aide at Ivy League School. She ended her

working career as cook for her Pastor/Friend at Holy Rosary Church.


Anna had the ability to make everyone feel loved and cared for. Her warmth, smile and

welcoming spirit brought sunshine to so many lives. Her love for her family, Italian

traditions, and exceptional cooking talent brought people together sitting around a table

filled with delicious food, laughing, and talking for hours. She had the ability to turn

small visits with family and friends into a party. Her summer backyard parties were the

best. Anna welcomed everyone into her home and made friends with everyone she



Anna can be remembered for her love and service to people. Through her almost 40

years of volunteer work at Holy Rosary Church and the Edgewater community she

touched many people’s lives. She went on to do the same in Pennsylvania where she

volunteered at Brandywine Hospital and was part of the Women’s Project Group at

Exton Community Baptist Church where she made many beautiful friendships. Even in

her later years of health struggles, Anna managed to be a light in the lives of friends

she made at her dialysis center.


The family will receive their friends on Wednesday, April 3 from 4-8 PM at the Frank A.

Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street “opposite the Fort Lee

Library”. The funeral will leave Thursday, April 4 at 10:30 AM for the celebration of

her funeral mass in the Historic Madonna R.C. Church on the Hill 2070 Hoeflys Lane

Fort Lee, New Jersey at 11:00 AM. For condolences, directions, or information or call (201) 944-0100. Donations can be made in Anna’s name to

Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital.


Visitation: April 3, 2024 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home
327 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 7024

Funeral Mass: April 4, 2024 11:00 am

Madonna R.C. Church On The Hill
2070 Hoefley's Lane
Fort Lee, NJ 7024

Interment: April 4, 2024 11:45 am

Madonna Cemetery
2070 Hoefley's Lane
Fort Lee, NJ 7024

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    • Aunt Anna we were so close with me and Marie as babies on Davidson Ave in the Bronx. Our families always remained close and for that I will be forever thankful. Denise and I will miss our facetimes with you. We love you and will miss you so much. God bless.

  1. Many fond memories of her and uncle Nick spent in the house in Edgewater. She was a wonderful women and good friend to my mother Nancy as well. Her memories will live on forever in all our hearts. She was my confirmation godmother and I will always be grateful for that. God bless you all at this time.

  2. No one followed the Commandment better of LOVE THY NEIGHBOR than our Aunt Anna! The memories and Love will forever be in all our Hearts Always and Forever XO

  3. What an inspiration she was her light shined wherever she went. Love you Aunt Anna you will always be in my heart.

  4. For all who were blessed by her presence, Anna was an angel on earth! She embraced all of us with her love as if we were her own. She was full of wisdom, always encouraging, positive and full of laughter and humor. Anna was a “spirit lifter” with unconditional acceptance for others. May the light of her life shine forever!
    I love you Anna! And, thank you for many fun memories, cooking tips and recently, the advice for my wedding!! You will be missed so much!!!

  5. I remember her as “Bronxy” and the effervescent smile that always accompanied her. I am so sorry for your loss. It was great to know her!

  6. Anna was a wonderful friend to my late Mother Louise, they had great times together. My deep condolance to the entire family. God Bless her.
    May she rest in peace.

  7. Dearest Aunt Anna, You were like a mom to all of us with your caring, loving, & generous heart. Your smile always lit up a room. You never complained and were appreciative of the wonderful life you had. Now you are home in Heaven with God, Uncle Nicky, and all your family and friends living the best everlasting life. Please continue to pray for us as our special angel in Heaven. Our best love always & 4-ever! Mary & Robert, Bobby & Joey, Carmine & Sammy

  8. To Anna’s Family,
    Sincere sympathy to the Family on learning that Anna passed.
    I worked at Lipton at the same time and knew her well as she worked in the Research area at Lipton in Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Anna always had a smile on her face, and always ready to share in a laugh.
    My condolences to all.
    Evelyn Pachner

  9. I worked at Lipton in Engleood Cliffs during the years that Anna worked there and we had lunch together many times. I remember Anna as a very friendly happy friend.
    My condolences to all the family.

  10. To Anna’s Family,
    Such a caring, compassionate person. Every time we were together we shared so much laughter. When she visited us in WV especially has warm and happy memories, spending time around the dinner table playing poker, going to Camden Park, just enjoying the time spent together. Spending time in her backyard with Nick and family are always precious memories. May she rest in peace and our deepest condolences to her family.
    Charlie & Rose Cancro

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