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

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


Richard J. Deiser, 79, of Dumont, died peacefully on February 28, 2020.  Beloved husband of 56 years to Margaret A. (née Fitzpatrick).  Loving father of Richard (Karen) Deiser, Kimberly (Seth) Ott, Thomas (Kathy) Deiser.  Cherished grandfather of Jordan (Chelsea), Ryan, Thomas, Caitlin, Ronan, and great-grandfather of Lucas. Dear brother of Erwin and Martin Deiser, Evelyn Wolf, Helen Donoghue, and Christine Clonan.

Richard was born in the Bronx, NY to Magdalena (née Bachthaler) and Erwin Deiser.  He was an International V.P. of United Transportation Union, Westwood, NJ, a proud union member and Air Force Veteran, a member of the American Legion, Camp Merritt Post #21, Cresskill, and he loved his family.

Funeral Mass Tuesday, March 3rd, 11 AM, St. Mary’s R.C. Church, Dumont.  Cremation is private.  Family and friends are welcome to celebrate Richard’s life on Monday, March 2nd, 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Ave., Dumont.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Richard’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516; https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=10043


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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.

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To acquire more information visit cdc.gov/coronavirus.