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

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


Elizabeth Duffy (née O’Shea), 84, of Dumont, died peacefully on April 4, 2020.  Predeceased by her beloved husband, Thomas Duffy (1984).  Loving mother of Thomas Duffy and his partner, Juliana, Anne Marie Bishopp and her husband James, and Eileen Duffy.  Cherished grandmother of Kristen Hartig and her husband Keith, Lauren Corazon and her husband Alexander, Jaclyn Bishopp and Gloria Duffy. Devoted twin sister of Kathleen Whalen. Predeceased by her dear brothers, James and John O’Shea.

Elizabeth was born in the Bronx, NY to James O’Shea and Elizabeth (née Flannery).  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister who will be sadly missed.

Services are private.  A Memorial Mass will take place at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, Dumont, at a later date.  For those wishing to express their sympathy, donations in Elizabeth’s memory may be made to the St. Mary R.C. Church, Elevator Fund, 280 Washington Ave., Dumont.  Arrangements:  Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 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.