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

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


Elizabeth M. Schafer (née Rocker), 87, of Dumont, died peacefully at home surrounded by family on April 2, 2020.  Predeceased by her beloved husband, Harold Schafer (2015).  Loving mother of Carrie Lyons and husband Kevin, Carolyn Lyons and husband James, and Caryn Bruno.  Cherished grandmother of Kevin James, Jayne Lussier and husband Germain, Lindsay, Michael, Nicole, and Kelly.

Elizabeth was born in Jersey City, NJ to Elizabeth Marie (née Heide) and William H. Rocker.  She was the Borough Clerk of the Borough of Dumont for many years.

All arrangements are private. For those who wish to express their condolences, donations may be made in Elizabeth’s memory to an animal shelter of your choice.


Share your favorite memories, offer words of sympathy, light a candle, or leave a memento.

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.