Lena DeNaro (Riccardi), a resident of Hackensack, NJ passed away peacefully on January 8, 2022 at the age of 85.  She is survived by her devoted son Joseph, her cherished daughter-in- -law Francine and her two endeared grandchildren, Michael and Francesca DeNaro.  She was predeceased by her loving husband Michael.  Also surviving are two sisters, Anna and Angela, and a sister-in-law Nancy as well as several cousins and many dear friends.  Lena was born in Hoboken and is one of six children.

Upon getting married she lived and worked in Hoboken for a number of years until moving to Secaucus, then Hasbrouck Heights.  Lena worked in the Garment industry manufacturing high quality women’s coats.  Lena always put family first both her immediate and extended.  She loved cooking and baking particularly during the holidays which she was always excited to host.

Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects by attending the Eucharist Funeral Mass on Friday, January 14, 2022 at St. Ann’s R.C. Church in Hoboken, NJ at 11:30 A.M. Entombment will follow with her late husband Michael at Holy Cross Mausoleum, North Arlington.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Lena’s honor to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.


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