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

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


Warren C. VanBuren, 79, of Dumont, died peacefully on December 24, 2019.  Beloved husband of Gloria (née Schuster).  Loving father of Elaine (Joseph) Rizzo, Suzanne (John) Kostka, Marianne (Richard) Schmude, Maureen (Frank) Van Buren, and Sandra (Ben) Toscano. Cherished grandfather of Jessi, Jimmy, Michelle, Steven, Michael, Alexandra, Matthew, Jackie, Danielle, Ethan, Nate, and Mikayla. Dear brother of Edith (Richard) Banziger, Gene (Kathy) Van Buren, Ron (Laura) Van Buren.

Born in Teaneck, NJ, Warren was a proud Navy veteran, Police Officer with the Dumont Police Dept., retiring in 1981, and head custodian at Honiss School of Dumont for 25 years. Warren was an Eagle Scout with Troop 64 and an Elder and Deacon of Old North Reformed Church, Dumont. Warren was also an avid bowler, stamp collector, and fisherman—especially in his home away from home, Wayne, Maine.

Funeral Service Monday, December 30th, 10 AM at the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Ave., Dumont.  Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY.  Visiting at the funeral home Sunday, 3-7 PM.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Warren’s memory to the Adler Aphasia Center, 60 West Hunter Ave., Maywood, NJ 07607.


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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.