Perrone, Joan M., (nee Babits), age 74 of Totowa at rest in Wayne on March 31, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Perrone (2006). Loving mother of Frank Perrone and his wife Gina of Wayne. Adoring grandmother of Joseph and Giuliana Perrone. Dear sister of Peter Babits of Clifton, Virginia Beucler of Columbus, GA, Rosemary Guerin of Billerica, MA and Carol Diaz of Clifton. Joan is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Born in Passaic, she lived in Clifton, Ridgewood, and Paterson, before moving to Totowa in 1985. She was an employee for Ridgewood Newspaper, Ridgewood. She was also a cafeteria worker at St. James School, Totowa for many years. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd., Totowa, on Monday at 9:00 AM. Funeral Mass to follow at St. James RC Church, Totowa at 9:30 AM. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Totowa. Friends may visit Sunday 4:00 - 8:00 PM.