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Obituary for Kathy Cordes (Bolcar)

CORDES, Kathy (nee Bolcar), age 55, of Wood-Ridge, died on September 7, 2023. Born in Passaic, she was raised in Garfield for 29 years moving to Wood-Ridge 26 years ago. Kathy was a self-employed accountant. She is survived by her loving husband of 26 years, Paul J. Cordes, her two beloved children, Matthew Connor Cordes and Michael John Cordes, her devoted mother, Irene Bolcar, and two dear brothers, John T. Bolcar and wife Emily and Kevin Bolcar and wife Donna. In addition, she cherished her nieces and nephews, Robby (Hannah), J.T., Mary, Emily, Kaitlin and Lauren, and her two dogs, Gypsy and Allison. Kathy is predeceased by her father, John Bolcar. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or your local animal shelter. All services were privately held by the Aloia Funeral Home, 180 Harrison Ave., Garfield (973-340-7077). Condolences/Directions visit