Mrs.Eleanor Cocola, of Kearny, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at home with her family at her side.
Relatives and friends may visit in the Condon Funeral Home 684 Kearny Ave., Kearny, NJ on Wednesday, January 22, from 4-8pm. The funeral Mass will be offered on Thursday, Jan. 23 in St. Stephen's Church, Kearny at 10am. Interment will follow the Mass in Calvary Cemetery, Paterson.
Mrs. Cocola had been an assembler for Westinghouse in Newark for 40 years until retiring in 1983.
Besides her grandchildren, some of Eleanor's favorite things were flowers, especially cherry blossoms, cooking and baking at the holidays, trips to AC w/ her husband and animals. She was well known for her meatballs and she loved polka music.
Eleanor was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Francis (2011) and her sisters, Mae Hoffman, Frances Wright and Adella Rosson. She is survived by her children, John (Nancy), Susan Tiedemann (Frank), Stephen, David (Terry) and Christopher (Toni) Cocola. Eleanor also leaves behind her cherished grandchildren, Seth, Christopher, Matt, Mark, Jessica, Bethany and Kate.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Alzheimers Assoc at www.alz.org
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