Nicholas Kocaj

Obituary of Nicholas Kocaj

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Nicholas Kocaj passed away on January 30, 2023, at the age of 60 after a courageous battle with Lymphoma.

Nick is remembered with much love by his wife of 34 years, Valentina Kocaj; their children, Lauren Kocaj and her husband Ian Borthwick, Lawrence Kocaj and Katherine Kocaj; his siblings, Veneranda Kocaj and her husband Richard Bistrong, and Lou Kocaj; his parents, Loro and Lena Kocaj; and his grandson, Henry Borthwick.

A beloved son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend. His family was his proudest accomplishment.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, a cause dear to Nick’s heart.

Viewing will be held on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 from 2:00 - 9:00 P.M. in Farenga Bros. Funeral Home, 920 Allerton Avenue, Bronx, NY 10469

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. in Our Lady of Shkodra Church, Hartsdale, NY

Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY



2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Farenga Bros Funeral Home
920 Allerton Avenue
Bronx , New York, United States
(718) 654-0500


11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, February 2, 2023
Our Lady of Shkodra Church
361 W Hartsdale Avenue
Hartsdale, New York, United States


12:30 pm
Thursday, February 2, 2023
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
10 W. stevens Ave
Hawthorne, New York, United States
(914) 769-3672
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Nicholas Kocaj

1962 - 2023

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