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

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


Joan M. Toupin (née Ross), 90, of Dumont, died peacefully on January 9, 2020.  Beloved wife of Louis J. Toupin.  Dear sister-in-law of Betty Ross.  Also survived by several loving nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her brothers, Ferdinand, John, and George Ross.

Joan was born in New York City to Mary (née Higgins) and Ferdinand Ross.  She was a long-time volunteer at St. Mary’s Church, and enjoyed arts and crafts.

Funeral Mass Monday, January 13th, 9:30 AM, St. Mary’s R.C. Church, Dumont.  Cremation is private.  Visiting Sunday, January 12th, 5-9 PM at the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Ave., Dumont. 


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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.