Obituary of Lena Kocovic
Lena Kocovic of Valhalla, New York passed away while surrounded by her loving family on February 17, 2014, after bravely fighting a long illness. Lena was born on April 3, 1961 in Montenegro to Ndoc (Tony) and Marika Simolacaj. Lena immigrated to the United States with her family in 1970. She married Lash Kocovic on November 12, 1978. In 1979, Lena graduated from Norman Thomas High School. She received her associates degree from Westchester Community College in 1994. Lena then graduated with a bachelors degree in accounting from Mercy College in 2009. Lena was an accountant at Shalik Morris and Company LLP, where she handled the Westchester Business Council account. She was an avid member of the Holy Name of Jesus (HNJ) Rosary Altar Society as well many other Catholic organizations. Lena, through her vivaciousness, contagious smile, warm personality, sense of humor, compassion, and selflessness, touched the lives of all who were fortunate to know her. She will forever be lovingly remembered. Lena is survived by her devoted husband, Lash Kocovic; her beloved parents, Ndoc and Marika Simolocaj; her loving children: Christine Emanuele and son-in-law, Charlie Emanuele, Joseph, and Teresa; her treasured grandchildren: Juliana, Serena, Claudia, and Christian; her siblings, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends. Visiting hours will be held at Farenga Bros. Funeral Home 920 Allerton Ave., Bronx, NY 10469 on Thursday February 20th from 2:00 - 9:00 PM A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday February 21stat 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Shkodra Church, Hartsdale, NY Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY. In lieu of flowers, donationsin Lena's memory to the Holy Name of Jesus (HNJ) Rosary Altar Society, 2 Broadway Valhalla, NY 10595, would be greatly appreciated.
Feb 20, 2014 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm