Due to the COVID-19 virus, we are taking precautionary measures.

Due to the COVID-19 virus, we are taking precautionary measures.


Mary Elizabeth Topolski


Mary Elizabeth (née Patten) Topolski, of Bayonne, N.J. passed away on November 24, 2019 at the age of 89.  Mary was born in Jersey City but lived most of her life in Bayonne from the age of 17.  She was predeceased by her husband Anthony in 1981 after 33 years of marriage and her two brothers and three sisters.  She is survived by her three sons, Robert (Adrienne), Michael (Donna), James (Soo), six grandchildren, Robert Jr., Thomas, Jessica, Amy, Jillian, Michael, four great-grandchildren, Thomas, Jr., Savannah, Gianna and Alexa, and nieces and nephews. 

Mary was very creative with sewing, crocheting and knitting, and made many gifts for many years.  She was employed by the Manischewitz Company.

Visiting Tuesday, November 26th, 4-8 PM at the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Ave., Dumont.  Funeral Mass Wednesday, November 27th, 9:30 AM at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, Dumont.  Mary will be interred with her husband at Hillside Cemetery, Lyndhurst. 


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