Buckholz, Joan, nee: Bock, age 85, of River Vale formerly of Edgewater and Palisades Park, passed away on Friday April 9, 2021. Beloved wife to the late Robert Buckholz. Loving mother to Karen Turco and her husband Daniel, Durene Ayer and her husband Alexander “Sandy”, Cheryl Menzella and her husband Mark, Nancy Picurro and her husband Jack. Cherished grandmother to Jennifer, Angela, Shauna, Rachelle, Sydney, Zachary and Madison. She will be forever missed by her beloved dog Muffin.
Joan was born on April 23, 1935 to Barbara and Charles Bock. She was a teacher aid in the Palisades Park school system; a teller at Oritani Bank and later became a job placement counselor for the County of Bergen. She was also a member of the Old Tappan Women’s Club.
A celebration of her life funeral mass will take place on Thursday at Saint Michael's RC Church in Palisades Park at 10 AM. For condolences, directions, or information www.frankpatti.com or call (201) 944-0100.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests those who wish to express sympathy consider making a donation to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in the name of Joan.