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

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


Alfred Sgandurra, 93, died peacefully in his sleep on December 26, 2019 at Sunrise Assisted Living of Cresskill.  Predeceased by his beloved wife, Grace (née Michella) in 2016 and his cherished son, Alfred, Jr. in 1973.  Survived by many generations of loving nieces and nephews, and a brother-in-law, Frank Michella, of West Haverstraw, NY. 

Alfred was born in New York City to Maria (née Pluchino) and Giuseppe Sgandurra.  He was an Army Veteran and an active member of the Lions Club for many years.  He and his wife, Grace, were long-time Dumont residents and parishioners of St. Mary’s R.C. Church.

Funeral Mass Monday, December 30th, 9:30 AM, St. Mary’s R.C. Church, 280 Washington Ave, Dumont.  Interment George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus.  Visiting Sunday, 2-6 PM at the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Ave., Dumont; www.frechmcknight.com.   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Alfred’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105; www.stjude.org


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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.