Joan Comiskey

joan comiskey

November 29, 1929 ~ January 27, 2020

Comiskey, Joan nee: Towey, age 90, of Leonia, on Monday January 27, 2020. Beloved wife to Vincent. Joan was born in Brooklyn, New York to Andrew and Elizabeth Towey. She was raised in a small town in County Kildare, Ireland and enjoyed a long career working as a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner at both Columbia and at Saint Elizabeth’s Hospitals.

The family will receive their friends on Monday 9:30 – 11:30 AM at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street “opposite the Fort Lee Library”. The funeral will leave Monday at 11:30 AM for the celebration of her funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church at 12:00 PM. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington. For condolences, directions, or information call (201) 944-0100 or


Memorial Service: February 3, 2020 12:00 pm

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

Visitation at Funeral Home: February 3, 2020 9:30 am - 11:30 am

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

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  1. Joan was amazing person. I am the better person of knowing Joan. Thinking of you Vincent and Phyllis. The highlight of my Summer Holidays was when Joan and Vincent came to stay with us. Boy did we have great fun! Miss you so much Joan. Love Mary and Maeve BrophyCo. Kildare Ireland

  2. My condolences to the family. Joan was a lovely lady. May she rest in peace. (Brona Burns, Galway Ireland)

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