Josephine Apricena

Apricena, Josephine nee: Salto, age 90, of Fort Lee, on Friday September 3, 2021.  Beloved wife to the late Mario Apricena.  Loving mother to Annette Colitz and Michael Apricena.  Proud grandmother to Stephanie, Alexandra, Jamie, and Gianna. Cherished sister to Paula Bongardino and Biaggia Arensman.  Josephine was a life time resident of Fort Lee, attending School 4 and graduating from Fort Lee High school in 1948. She than attended school of business in NYC and perused a career as an administrator assistant. She was a life long parishioner of Saint Nicholas parish in Palisades Park New Jersey. Josephine love to sing in the choir where she was a member for 40 plus years. She dedicated her life to her family and friends and was always a joy to be around. She enjoyed the simple things in life, cooking for her family homegrown tomatoes, the sunset, smelling the roses, a bundle of basil, sunflowers, the fall foliage and her beloved cherubs and butterflies. She was loved and adored ,and be miss by many. She very much loved her son Michael daughter Annette her four grand daughters, her many nieces and nephews and her two surviving Sisters.  The family will receive their friends on Monday 3 to 7 PM at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street “opposite the Fort Lee Library”.  The funeral will leave Tuesday at 9:30 AM  for the celebration of her funeral mass in St. Nicholas  R.C. Church at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made in Jospehine's name to St.Judes Children Research Hospital.  For condolences, directions, or information call (201) 944-0100 or  www.frankpatti.com