The services that were scheduled have been postponed until a date and time to be announced.
Christine M. Cordano, 71, of Freehold Township passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Wedgwood Gardens, Freehold Township, after a long, courageous battle with Multiple Sclerosis. She was born and raised in Bayonne where she was a parishioner of St. Henry Catholic Church, and also lived in Queens and Jersey City. Christine attended Holy Family Academy in Bayonne where she studied business. She had a love of music and the performing arts, playing violin in the orchestra, and participating in school musicals. She was employed for 30 years as a legal secretary until her diagnosis. She then pursued an academic career at N.J. City University, majoring in Music and Psychology, and received her B.A. Degree in 1999. While attending college, she was able to enjoy traveling to several countries with her classmates. Christine was passionate about helping others, serving as chairperson of her MS Support Group, and participating in many activities of the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Christine is predeceased by her parents, Preston and Dorothy Cordano of Bayonne; and her sister, Rosanne Libby of Norfolk, Virginia. She is survived by her loving siblings; Camille Lammers and her husband George of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Kenneth Cordano and his wife, Melissa of Jersey City. Christine also leaves behind her long-time, loving companion and friend, Joe Hirsch, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and close friends.
The services that were scheduled have been postponed until a date and time to be announced. For those who desire, memorial contributions in Christine’s name may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163. For information, directions, or condolence messages to the family, visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com.