James Frusciante

james frusciante

April 3, 1957 ~ March 29, 2018

Frusciante, James, age 60, a lifelong resident of New York City, passed on Thursday March 29, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. His career centered around the finance industry working in the New York City area. Beloved brother of Joanne Basciano, Camille Bonito and Kathryn Abruzzo. Cherished uncle of Alexa, Jamie, Gina and Robert. Dear great-uncle of Lola, Jenna and Christopher. He was the devoted son of the late James Frusciante and the late Grace Frusciante-Paruolo. The family will receive their friends on Tuesday 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 Wednesday at 10:30 am for the celebration of his funeral mass in Madonna R.C. Church On The Hill at 11:00 AM. The family is accepting flowers, if so desired donations may be made to The American Cancer Association in his name.


Mass: April 4, 2018 11:00 am

Madonna R.C. Church On The Hill
2070 Hoefley's Lane
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Visitation at Funeral Home: April 3, 2018 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Final Resting Place:

Madonna Mausoleum
2070 Hoefleys Lane
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

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  1. Jimmy will always be remembered fondly for his warm smile and good nature. His passing leaves a void in our hearts. He was taken from us way too soon. Rest in peace my dear friend.

  2. My heartfelt condolences to the family. I am so blessed to have the friendship of Jimmy over the past years. He will truly be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  3. My heartfelt condolences to the family. I am so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort through the loving and happy memories of your dear loved one, James. May you also look to our loving Heavenly Father, the God of all comfort, to provide what you need at this very sad time. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4, Psalms 83:18). He promises us that very soon, "He will wipe every tear from our eyes and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." Revelation 21:3,4, Isaiah 33:24. He also promises us that there will be a resurrection of the righteous ones so they will have the opportunity to live forever in perfect health in Paradise right here on earth. (John 5:28,29, Psalms 37:10,11). What wonderful promises! Can you imagine a time on earth when there will be no more sickness, pain or death? May all of God's promises give you a measure of comfort, peace, hope and strength. I have personally found very comforting thoughts on jw.org.

  4. Almost 25 years ago Jimmy and I met for the first time, from the very beginning until the very last day of his life here on earth, we’ve admired , respected and cherished each other
    The support he has shown during my hardest times in life will never be forgotten!
    The dinners out, the weekends in Florida, the family, the friends and all his stories about his boss Mark! God Jimmy I’ll miss your voice and hearing about all you escapades !
    We all know how special you are, now it’s time for you to go and visit with your Mom, your dad and all our friends that have left us way to earlyl You will see them all very soon in your journey.
    Everyone of us has been blessed by having you in our lives!
    We will all be together again one day, dancing, laughing, smiling and being with each other for eteninty.

  5. Because they float in the Heavens so far away from us now, their beautiful light will continue to shine on us forever and the glow will be so bright it will warm your heart, it will make your eyes glisten and you will think to yourself, Jim Frusicante, what a concept.
    My earliest memory is of us. We we're going to get married and have a farm. I remember you hated to get up in the morning..your Mom would be yelling to get you out the door so we could get to school. I remember every First Friday of the month we had to go to Mass and then we would walk to Aunt Tessies and she would make us breakfast, eggs in the basket. Your pool, walking to Lenny's, sneaking the seltzer in Mr..Sussmans garage..walking to Lenny's..rolling down the front lawn of the house next door to the Manna's, catching bubble bees in Mrs..Zeltmans garden (next door to Micheles..)collecting worms under the flagstone rock's in your backyard..I could go on and on…I will miss you my friend until we meet again…

  6. My dear friend in heaven ..it’s been years …but all through my life l never forgot Jimmy ..I loved working with him at Vamps for five years ..he stop into my bar ( Billymarkswest).years ago and we talk like it was yesterday…love to you in heaven ..see ya there friend

  7. So sorry my beloved nephew has passed, I will always think of Jimmy as the caring and loving person he was. Love you Jim rest in Jesus Arms.

  8. To the Frusciante family. I’m so sorry to learn of the passing of your beloved James. May the scriptural promise of our Lord Jesus about the resurrection comfort you during this time of great sorrow. When Jesus was on the earth he demonstrated his ability to resurrect those that had fallen asleep in death. He will do so again for he said that “they will hear his voice and come out…” – John 5:28,29. Do not despair, because we could look forward to seeing our loved ones again, “for it is impossible for God to lie” – Hebrews 6:18; Revelation 21:4

  9. My Beloved Jim:

    You are the sweetest person! I love you and we all will miss you! Love You Always & Forever!!! SIP!

    Love your friend


  10. I am sadden to hear of Jimmy’s passing. He was a kind, gentle and loving man that deserved so much more. May his memory be a blessing.

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