Bertha Koles

bertha koles

August 6, 1929 ~ February 16, 2016

Koles, Bertha, nee:Critsimilios, age 86, of Fort Lee, on Tuesday February 16, 2016. Born in Jersey City she was a Bookkeeper for Perlman & Kopel of Cliffside Park. Beloved wife of Anthony Koles. Devoted mother of Lea Pumill and her husband Rick, Cynthia Alecci and her husband Jeffrey, and Nicholas Koles and his wife Donna. Cherished grandmother of Christopher, Michelle, Alexis, Anthony, Alec, Andrew Jacqueline and Michael. The family will receive their friends on Friday 4:00 – 8:00 pm at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street "opposite the Fort Lee Library". All are asked to assemble for funeral services in St. John The Theologian Greek Orthodox Cathedral Saturday at 10:00 AM. If so desired donations may be sent to Hackensack University Medical Center Heart and Vascular Hospital. For condolences, directions, or information (201) 944-0100 or


Visitation at Funeral Home: February 19, 2016 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home
327 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Funeral Service: February 20, 2016 10:00 am

St. John The Theologian Greek Orthodox Cathedral
353 E. Clinton Avenue
Tenafly, NJ 07670

Final Resting Place:

George Washington Memorial Park.
Paramus & Century Roads
Paramus, NJ 07653-0021

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  1. On behalf of St.Philothea Philoptochos Society of The Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John the Theologian, please accept my deepest condolences for the loss of beloved Bertha, a devoted Member of Philoptochos and Stewart of our Cathedral. May she rest in peace and may her memory be eternal.
    Stella Baker

  2. We know how much you loved and adored your mother Cynthia, you, your sister and brother and the rest of your family are in our thoughts and prayers

  3. cyn and Lea Iam so for your loss Your Mom Was a Wonderful Person It's so terrible that I don't get to see you guys like I use to I promise I will make it to see you as soon as everything is over love you guys

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