Joan Cologero

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home
327 Main Street
Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States


10:00 am
Friday, October 22, 2021
Holy Trinity R C Church
2367 Lemonie Avenue
Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

George Washington Memorial Park.
Paramus & Century Roads
Paramus, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Joan A. Cologero

Cologero, Joan, A.  (nee: Franco), age 92, of Galloway, formerly of Englewood Cliffs, passed peacefully on Sunday October 17, 2021.   Born in Brooklyn she was a homemaker and Crossing Guard for Englewood Cliffs for 10 years, she also volunteered as the secretary of the Englewood Cliffs Senior Club.  Longtime parishioner of Holy Trinity RC Church and a member of the Rosary Society.  She had a passion for cooking and was known by family and friends for her Christmas time Struffoli.

Beloved wife of 44 years to the late Mario F. Cologero.  Devoted mother of Linda Abrahamsen  and her husband Peter, Leah Brenner and her husband Howard, Michael Cologero and his wife Joann, and Maria Sframeli and her husband Mario.  Cherished grandmother of Christine, Julie, Gina, Andrew, Sarah and Michael John.  Adored great grandmother of Zachary, Grace, Lily, and Caleb.  Dear sister of late brother’s Joseph, Nicholas and Peter Franco.  She will be dearly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends                   

The family will receive their friends and family on Thursday 4-8 pm at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street “opposite the Fort Lee Library”. We do ask all those attending the service to please wear a mask for our safety and yours. The funeral will leave  at  9:30 AM  for the celebration of her funeral mass in Holy Trinity  R C Church Friday at 10 am.  If so desired, donations may be made to the American Heart Association.  For condolences, directions, or information (201) 944-0100 or

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