Patrick Viola

patrick viola

December 12, 1964 ~ March 14, 2019

Patrick Viola passed away on Thursday 3/14/19 at the age of 54. Patrick is predeceased by his father, mother, brother, and two sisters. Patrick is survived by his loving wife, Maxine, three amazing sons, Patrick, Matthew, and John John, and his supportive sister, Dina. Patrick was also fortunate to be surrounded by many admiring nieces, nephews, in-law‘s, mother-in-law, Beverly Schmidhamer, and other family and friends.

Patrick was born in Fort Lee and grew up in Edgewater. Patrick worked as a business manager for Laborers Union Local 592 for many years. Outside of work Patrick loved to fish, play flag football, and spend time with family in Long Island and Lake George. Patrick was not only a role model for his sons but also for all the young athletes he coached in both baseball and football. One of his greatest passions was being part of the coaching team for the Fort Lee Jr. Bridgeman, where he was able to share his knowledge of football and love for the game. Patrick was known and respected for his strength, leadership, tenacity, wisdom, dedication, and support. He will greatly be missed by all.

Patrick’s celebration of life will be held at Frank Patti Funeral Home on Monday 3/18/19 from 4pm to 8pm. The funeral mass will be held on Tuesday 3/19/19 at 10am at Holy Rosary Church in Edgewater.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Patrick's memory to:

The Fort Lee Junior Bridgemen

445 Myrtle Avenue

Fort Lee, New Jersey 07024

Attn: Lucy Casale


Edgewater Sports Boosters

55 River Road

Edgewater, New Jersey 07020

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


Mass: March 19, 2019 10:00 am

Holy Rosary RC Church
26 Edgewater Place
Edgewater, NJ 07020

Visitation at Funeral Home: March 18, 2019 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Final Resting Place:

George Washington Memorial Park.
Paramus & Century Roads
Paramus, NJ 07653-0021

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  1. May you be in a beautiful place , where there is no pain and no sorrow.God Bless
    Mia, Bela, Jimmy and Bridgette

  2. Our deepest condolences to your family from ours . May God give you the strength to help you through this difficult time.
    Love always ,
    Mia,Bela,Jimmy and Bridgette

  3. Thank you for welcoming my girls and I to your home in Lake George. Mia and Bela had so much fun riding RVs with the boys, along with Vicky, Veronica,Jose ,tia Alia and tia Dina….. that was the same day Star the beagle got lost ….. of course we found her .

  4. Rest in piece my brother you were a great
    Leader as a business manager and business agent and a dear friend.

  5. Our condolences to your family. It has been many years since we have all seen each other. Growing up on Central Rd. in Fort Lee. Playing outside in the spring, summer, fall and winter. A lot of memories. Good ones. May God bless the family of Patrick Viola. Peace and love the Guadagno family. XOXO

  6. Patrick, oh Patrick. My heart is breaking for my loss , but if you are with your family in heaven you are happy and that gives me peace. You told me that you regretted that you will not know your grandchildren and they wouldn't know you. But you raised very good boys who will tell them about you and emulate being the good father that you were. We have no way of knowing if when we get to heaven we can peek down to see how things are going but if we can I know you'll keep an eye on everyone. Love you always and hope to see you again someday. xoxoxo


  7. Although we haven't seen each other in 10 years, I'll never forget how close we once were.You,me and your oldman had some great times together.Rest in peace my friend.

  8. I was back in Edgewater to visit a couple of weeks ago and stopped by to see Pat. It was so awesome to spend some time with him and see Deanna as well. I have many memories of Pat. We even lived together years ago before I moved out west. I have always loved Patty and his family. Our family grew up as neighbors. I’m so grateful for the time I got with him recently. Love Robert and the Atlas family.

  9. Patrick My Little Brother,

    You've gone home to heaven now with Mommy, Daddy and the rest of our siblings.
    My memories are what I have left, memories so dear and true. All the times when your heart shined through are the greatest memories I have of you.
    In my heart you all will be, till God brings me home to Heaven and we will all be together as it was always intended to be.

    I love you
    Dina <3

  10. I remember the day Patrick moved to Edgewater, we became friends that day and I have great memories of our friendship, Patrick and his family were always Generous loving people and I will never forget what a privilege it was to know them.

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