Letitia A. Grimm

letitia grimm

December 27, 1922 ~ February 12, 2023

Grimm, Letitia A, (nee:Righini), age 100, a lifelong resident of Fort Lee, passed peacefully on Sunday, February 12, 2023. Born in Villa Banale, Italy, she immigrated to the United States at the age of 3. She worked as a secretary for the Church of Madonna for almost 50 years before retiring. She was an active parishioner and a member of the church choir, the Rosary Society, and was involved in all aspects of the parish. She enjoyed traveling with her husband and spending time with her family.

Beloved wife of the late Manfred Grimm. Devoted mother of Joanne Bernard and her husband Edward and Janet Deming. Cherished Nanie of Kenneth and his wife Jennifer, Daniel and his wife Kristen, Alison and Christopher, Eileen and George, and Caitlin and her husband Nathan. Adored Great Nan of E.J., Avery, Olivia, Taylor, Sophia, Cameron, and Harrison.

The family will receive their friends on Friday, February 24th from 3-7 pm at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street “opposite the Fort Lee Library”. The funeral will leave Saturday February 25th at 10:30 AM for the celebration of her funeral mass in Madonna R.C. Church on The Hill at 11:00 AM. The family respectfully asks that you do not send flowers. Instead, donations may be sent to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. For condolences, directions, or information (201) 944-0100. www.frankpatti.com


visiting: February 24, 2023 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Frank A. Patti Funeral Directors
327 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Funeral Mass: February 25, 2023 11:00 am - 11:45 am

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

Entombment: February 25, 2023 11:45 am - 12:00 pm

Madonna Mausoleum
2070 Hoefleys Lane
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

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  1. hi aunt lettie i just wrote you a nice note and as usual guess what ??? i lost it so i will take the time to write you again because i care your death came as sort of a shock but i followed you on line and since we were last able to talk you were changing….. pretty sure you are at rest now. lol as i can honestly say we knew each other since the day i was born…. i was your first niece and boy did you ever love and spoil me. we shared many things all the times you would take me to your apartment in pal park sometimes just visiting then when joanne was born you let me babysit her. trips to seaside heights.. we sometimes did not see eye to eye and you would darn it stop my treasured birthday cards where you always wrote a little story of our lives together i love them all but cool how you wrote the first time you ever saw me on the day i was born its a great story… i saved and read them from time to time. our many trips to nyc radio city for easter show or more then out to lunch the many clothes you made for me i remember the checkered skirt and zipperless it was pretty….. my first cookbook n measuring spoons which i still have i treasure things like that and so glad they are still with me even if book is taped together it is a real prize.. so much more i would like to say but m still in shock of your passing thank goodness even tho we could not talk to each other anymore at least out last conversation was as usual a time we shared talking memories and laughing it was precious times for BOTH of us and now a memory….please a hug and love to uncle Manfred and to all our heavenly family and other loved ones aunt lettie thanks for being a good aunt lovingly your niece carolyn oh i have to add this remember every time we would taLK and i would ask you how you doing aunt lettie your response was a very loud positive word and it was always GLORIOUS and then we would both laugh it was kind f like our special greeting of sorts ,, now i feel comfortable saying how u doing aunt lettie and i will get a heavenly reply im GLORIOUS!!!!!! now i can smile and know you made the trip and are just GLORIOUS

  2. Joanne and family,

    Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your mom. My sister, Kathleen who was in choir with your mom also sends her condolences.

    Mary Scollan Knesel

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