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2643 Old Bridge Rd
Phone: (732) 528-5500
Joan Maino

Joan Irene Maino (Kowalski)

Sunday, September 4th, 1932 - Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Nicholas E. and Joan I. Maino of Allenwood section of Wall passed away on January 28 and January 29 respectively due to a tragic fire in their home. Nicholas and Joan were both born and raised in Bayonne, NJ and moved to Monmouth County in 1989. Nicholas was a WWII army veteran serving in the 77th Div. 11th Air Borne as a paratrooper. He was an insurance agent for almost 50 years for Met-life and Prudential. He was a bass player who once toured playing for the USO, was also a member of the Sentimental Journey and a member of Local No. 802 Association of musicians, NY. Nicholas loved growing tomatoes in his garden. Joan was the owner and operator of Joan Maino Real Estate in Bayonne. She served on the CYO Advisory Board of St. Andrew’s Church, Bayonne and graduated from Holy Family Academy, Bayonne. Joan was a Eucharist minister for St Catharine Church, Spring Lake and later became a communicant of St. Mark’s Church, Sea Girt. Joan thoroughly enjoyed sewing whether it was for herself or other people. She was also a model in her younger days for Barbizon Model Agency in NYC. Nicholas and Joan had been married for 66 years.

Nicholas was predeceased by his parents and four siblings. Joan was predeceased by her parents and a brother Lawrence “Larry” Kowalski. Nicholas and Joan are survived by their two daughters and son-in-law, Elizabeth “Beth” Maino of Long Branch and Jacqueline ”Jill” Guli and her husband Robert of Seminole, FL. Joan is survived by her brother and sister-in-law Robert "Bobby" and Gretchen Kowalski of Clark, NJ and her sister and brother-in-law Donna and Alan DeRosa of Bayville, NJ as well as many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Sunday, February 3, 2019 from 1-4 pm at Orender Family Home for Funerals 2643 Old Bridge Road Manasquan, NJ 08736. A Mass of Christian burial will be 12 noon on Monday, February 4, 2019 at St Mark’s Church, Sea Girt. Interment will follow at St Anne's Cemetery, Wall. To send condolences to the family please visit
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Orender Family Home for Funerals
    2643 Old Bridge Road
    Manasquan, NJ 08736
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  • Service

    Monday, February 4th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    Monday, February 4th, 2019 12:00pm
    St. Marks Church
    215 Crescent Parkway
    Sea Girt, NJ 08750
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    Monsignor Flynn
  • Interment

    Monday, February 4th, 2019 | 1:30pm
    Monday, February 4th, 2019 1:30pm
    St. Anne's Cemetery
    1610 Allenwood Road
    Wall, NJ 07719
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Tina Bolden

Posted at 08:02pm
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your sister. Tina Bolden

Lee Malkowski

Posted at 03:01pm
To Beth and Jill, Bobby, Donna....and families. Our sincerest condolences to you on the tragic deaths of Joan and Nick. Words at this time are inadequate. Our prayers are with each of you. May Joan and Nick both have eternal rest in Heaven. God Bless, Lee and Dian Malkowski

Rita Brattole

Posted at 06:10pm
Our heartfelt sympathies go to you 2 Beth & Jill. Such a tragic loss. May they rest in Peace together. With much love, Rita Brattole (Sonny) & family.

Posted at 10:51am
Beth and Jill, Our heartfelt condolences to the both of you on the tragic loss of your parents. We have made a donation in their names to Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York. May they have eternal rest together. Love, Cousin Lucille Brattole and family

Judith Kowalski-Napier

Posted at 09:05am
Sent with love and remembrance From your Godchild, Judi
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