Madeline Kraljevich

madeline kraljevich

January 17, 1933 ~ May 12, 2017

Kraljevich, Madeline "Maddie" nee: Grabner, age 84, of Leonia, on May 12, 2017. Born in Jersey City,NJ. to the late George and Madeline Grabner. Beloved wife of 40 years to businessman and community leader, the late John Kraljevich,. Known as "Mom" and "Mama", she was a homemaker who loved family, dancing and Hudson county politics. Maddie led a full life raising her family and spending summers at the family homes in New York State and the Jersey Shore. In her later years she became a political junkie who was constantly plugged into CNN, Fox and MSNBC. Devoted mother of Karen and her husband Peter, and Mark (and his wife Jennifer). Cherished grandmother of Peter, Evan (and his wife Jennifer), Ross (and his wife Alexandra), Rachel, Luke, Kyle (and his fiancé Kellie), Karina and Connor, all of whom she loved and spoiled. Dear sister of George Grabner and his wife Rosalyn.

The family will receive their friends on Friday May 19 from 4-7pm at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street "opposite the Fort Lee Library".

Prayer Service Saturday in the Funeral Home at 11am.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Friends of the County Animal Shelters (FOCUS) and the Alzheimers Association.

For condolences, directions, or information call (201) 944-0100 or


Prayer Service: May 20, 2017 11:00 am

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

Visitation: May 12, 2017 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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


Madonna Mausoleum
2070 Hoefleys Lane
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

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  1. I am so sorry to hear about the passing Madeline. Maddie and I grew up together in North Bergen. We lived in the project. We were the best of friends. I have such fond memories of the times we have spent together. She always such a beautiful girl. I am sorry we lost contact over the years. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Catherine Sferruzza Pedoto (201) 438 6705

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