In Memory of
Joan E.

Obituary for Joan E. Middleton

Joan E. Middleton (nee Lair),80, of Rutherford passed away Friday, August 25th, 2017. Born in 1936 to Charles and Stella (nee Wronski) Lair in Jersey City. Joan was married in 1956 to James Middleton. She was a Buyer from 1987 to 2000 for Rowe-Manse Emporium before retiring.
Joan was a great cook and loved to cook for her family, having family gatherings were very important to her and her family lovingly referred to her as “Mum”. She also enjoyed Broadway Shows and New York City.
Joan is predeceased by her husband the Late James Middleton(2001). She will be deeply missed by her devoted children, Kim Burggaller and husband Steven, Kory Middleton, her beloved grandchildren; Caroline Murphy and husband William, great-grandchild, Caelyn Rae, nieces and nephews; Kathleen Lawlor & Rey Martinez, Kery Anderson, Darren Kosakowski, Christopher Lowlor, Raquel Martinez, Rebecca Martinez, Ryan Anderson, Hailey Rodriguez- Martinez, her sister Linda Kosakowski and her precious cats Zoe, Razamataz and Oliver. Joan is predeceased by her sister, Dolores Lawlor and nephew, William Lawlor.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, August 3ist from 6 to 8pm in the Calhoun-Mania Funeral Home, 19 Lincoln Avenue, Rutherford, NJ.
Funeral on Friday, gathering 9:30am from Funeral Home for 10:30am Mass of Christian Liturgy in the Church of Saint Mary, Rutherford

In Lieu of flowers donations, would be greatly appreciated to American Cancer Society , ASPCA or to Joan's family to assist with Funeral expenses.