Born in the Netherlands, Jean arrived in the United States at the age of two, and had resided in North Haledon for the majority of her life. Jean had worked as a salesclerk in the Young Girl's department of Jacobs Department Store in Paterson. She was a member of the North Haledon Golden Age Club, the Haledon AARP, and the Ladies Auxiliary of the North Haledon VFW Post #9782. Jean Monaco was the beloved wife of the late Louis Monaco (1995). Loving mother of Al Monaco and his wife Patricia of Newton. Dear sister of Gary Knorr and his wife Julia of Boca Raton, FL, and sister-in-law of Robert Monaco of Netcong. Jean is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.