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

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


Kathleen M. Restel (née Healy), 87, of Brick, NJ (formerly of Bergenfield, NJ) died peacefully on November 24, 2019.  Predeceased by her husband, Michael (2014) and son, Henry (2012).  Survived by her sons, Kenneth, who was also her care-giver helping her to live a long and happy life, and Alan and his wife Rebeca, grandchildren, Michael, Michelle, Krystle, Lauren, Diane, Daniela and Jessica, and great-grandchildren, Rocco, Giovanni, Allyson, Jason, Ethan, Ryan, Alana, Arielle, David, Jr., Aaron, Isaac and Benjamin.

Kathleen was born in New York City and was employed as a telephone operator with Burns & Roe, Oradell.  Her purpose in life was taking care of her husband and children, and eventually her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and was a loving grandmother.

Visiting Friday, November 29th, 9:30-10:30 AM at the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Ave., Dumont, followed by the funeral mass at 11 AM at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, Dumont.  She will be interred with her husband at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY.


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Please be advised that we are open & available to serve you during your time of need following temporary guidelines set forth under NJ Executive order 107.

In order to comply with the new regulations, we are requesting that all funeral gatherings & visitations do not exceed 10 people.

We encourage friends of the family to visit our obituaries page to send condolences online. Funeral arrangements can be made via telephone and email to limit exposure. Cemeteries are also required to follow health code restrictions concerning attendance at interments and entombments.

We continue to receive updated information from the Federal Government, Center for Disease Control, and the New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association to ensure that the information provided is current.

To acquire more information visit cdc.gov/coronavirus.