Primo Ottina

primo ottina

July 1, 1933 ~ October 6, 2018

Ottina, Primo age 85, a lifelong resident of Fort Lee, on October 6, 2018. He served his country proudly in the Navy during the Korean Conflict, he was a Retired Sergeant of Fort Lee Police Department, with 28 years of service. A member of the VFW Post 2342, a parishoner of Madonna RCC. Beloved husband of 62 Years to Angela nee; Solimini. Devoted father of Donna Brown, Laura Chignola and her husband Larry, Vincent Ottina, Thomas Ottina (ret Capt FLPD) and his wife Dorothy. Cherished grandfather of Thomas and Holly Ann. Dear brother of John Ottina, Dominic Ottina and the late Nancy Siracusa and Mary Taus. The family will receive their friends on Thursday 3:00 – 5:00 & 7:00 – 9:00 PM at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street “opposite the Fort Lee Library”. The funeral will leave Friday at 10:30 AM for the celebration of his funeral mass in the Main Madonna R.C. Church at 11:00 AM. For condolences, directions, or information call (201) 944-0100 or


Funeral Mass: October 12, 2018 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Madonna R.C. Church
Across the Street From Funeral Home
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Visitation: October 11, 2018 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

Visitation: October 11, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

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  1. Primo is going to be so missed by sooo many people, I personally will miss his busting and his excitement to play the lottery game after our Holiday dinners. My heart goes out to all of you, because I know we all believed he would out live us all. I'm truly lucky to have known him all these years, feared him as a teenager and respected and loved him as an adult. Xo

  2. Rest in peace Primo you were a great man, growing up as a teenager at times you were a second father 2 me. My deepest condolences to you and Angela, Laura Donna Vinny and Thomas and is loving grandchildren Thomas Jr and Holly. Just remember God Only Takes the best and we will meet again one day with no pain or sickness to keep us down.

  3. To Vinny O and family,
    Very sorry hear about the passing of Mr Primo. Had some fun times back in the day with your Dad and the Madonna gang. May God bless him and he rest in peace. Stay strong as a family.
    Your friend,
    Jim Sgambati

  4. Sorry to hear of Primo's passing.
    Many memories of our fun times.
    Condolences to his family

  5. Dearest Ottina family,

    I am so sorry to hear of Primo's passing. He is at peace now and suffers no more. I have so many memories of all of you growing up, from childhood into adulthood. I have always considered you family. Primo was a good man and a great family friend. I will keep him in my heart always. Now he can go hang out with Mom and sing a karaoke version of "New York New York." I love you all dearly. Wishing you peace during this difficult time. Angie, remember, Primo was not from this world (nor are we). Take comfort knowing that "our citizenship is in heaven," and that Primo has gone home.

    Love you all very much,

  6. I'm sorry to hear about our losing Primo. I will miss his great sense of humor, &
    the laughs we had. I will always remember the wonderful times we had when we
    lived down the shore in Little Egg Harbor. Preem & Angie & my Joyce used to go
    out to Barnegat Lighthouse in the early evening with our sandwiches & dessert &
    coffee & stay until we saw the beautiful sunset over the bay.
    Angie, my heartfelt sympathy goes out to you & your family.

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