George J. Papa

george papa

June 14, 1940 ~ December 27, 2020

Papa, George J., age 80, of Fort Lee, formerly of Palisades Park & Cliffside Park, on Sunday December 27, 2020. He was born in Englewood, NJ and was a Salesman for Milton Paper Co., Long Island City, NY. Beloved husband of Ingrid nee; Schumann. Devoted father of Christopher Papa and his wife Elisa, George Papa and his wife Tonya. Cherished grandfather of Erica, Gianna, Justin, Anthony, Matthew and Ryan. Loving brother of John Papa and his wife Kay, Gerald Papa and his wife Maria.

Friends are welcome to pay their respects to George on Wednesday 4:00 – 6:00 PM at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street "opposite the Fort Lee Library". Due to the Corona Virus seating will be limited and the family will not be present. Limited seating will be available on Thursday 10:30 am in St. John's RC Church in Leonia during the celebration of his funeral mass. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. For condolences, directions, or information call (201) 944-0100 or


Mass: December 31, 2020 10:30 am

St. John R. C. Church
Broad & Harrison Avenue
Leonia, NJ 07605

Visitation at Funeral Home: December 30, 2020 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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

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  1. Big love for the Big G. Already miss him. Remembering him with smiles.
    Deepest condolences and love to Ingrid, Chris, George, and the family.
    May his memory be eternal.
    xo. Beka

  2. Truly saddened George has passed away. Our families have spent countless Christmas Eve’s and many holidays with the wonderful Papa family. Ingrid and George were a very special couple. Sending our love to all of the Papa’s.

  3. I was so saddened to hear of George’s passing. Please know my my heartfelt prayers are with all of you! RIP George

  4. We were saddened to hear of George's passing. My family has known George for many years from when he was our Milton Paper salesman. It was always nice to see George's smiling face when he stopped in for a sales call.
    Our sympathies go out to the entire Papa Family

    Bob & Barry Kreutz, Welter & Kreutz Printing Co.

  5. My sincerest condolences to the Papa family. I've known George for over 30 years thru business and personal affiliations.
    May God shine His eternal light upon George.

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