Joan Costa (Nee: Brady), age 95, of Englewood Cliffs, NJ passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday December 20, 2023. Born in the Bronx, Joan spent her early life in West Hempstead, Long Island. A graduate of Mount Saint Agnes College in Baltimore, Joan then met her late husband Vincent Costa and moved to New Jersey. Joan was a homemaker, wife and mother, raising her family in Englewood Cliffs. Beloved wife of the late Vincent Costa for over seventy years, their one-of-a-kind love has been an inspiration to all. The kindest woman, deeply devoted to her family and friends, especially her unconditional love for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Joan was beautiful, radiant, had impeccable taste and was always willing to lend an ear. Joan had a deep sense of faith, and lit up every room with her beauty, style and grace.
Loving mother of Catherine & her husband Thomas Caporale and Michael & his wife Celine. Predeceased by her father and mother John and Catherine Brady. Adored "Nanny” of Caitlin & her husband Robert Benson Jr., Thomas Caporale, Chloe & her husband Jacob Chadwick and Gianna Costa. Cherished great-grandmother of Vincent & Patrick Benson and River Chadwick.
The family will recieve their friends on Tusday from 4-8 pm at the Frank Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street Fort Lee. The funeral will leave on Wednesday 10 am for the celebration of her funeral mass in Holy Trinity RC Church (Fort Lee). If so desired, donations may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN. 38105-9959.