Visitation Thursday July 28th 2-4 & 7-9 PM

Funeral Mass Friday July 29th 11 AM St Therese Church Cresskill

Interment Private

Thomas Francis (Tom) 83, of Dumont, passed peacefully surrounded by devoted family on July 25th, 2016. Wielding steadfast faith and courage, Tom embodied integrity in all pursuits. A proud veteran, and avid Brooklyn Dodgers, NY Rangers, and Notre Dame fan, a devoted volunteer, Tom valued family above all else: proud parents, Elizabeth (Bet) Brophy and Tom Sr., brother, best friend, and dedicated Deacon Robert (Bob) and lovely sister in law Joan, beloved life partner, beautiful wife, devoted caretaker and true gem, Gloria (Huelbig) with whom he shared a 60 year marriage, proud son and daughter in law Michael and Regina, devoted daughter Maureen, precious “lights of his life” grandchildren Julia, Sarah and Evan, and loving extended family and friends whom he valued and treasured. Tom’s incomparable Irish charm, fierce loyalty, and devoted service endeared him to all whom he encountered and befriended.

As cherished guests, please join us in remembering Tom on Thursday July 28th at Barrett Funeral Home, 148 Dean Drive, Tenafly from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mass hosted at his beloved Catholic community where he proudly served and volunteered for many years, St. Therese of Lisieux, 120 Monroe Ave, Cresskill, will celebrate his life and honor his immense legacy of goodwill on Friday July 29th at 11am.

Donations generously gifted in Tom’s memory to the Dumont Elks (15 American Legion Dr, Dumont, NJ 07628), Dumont Volunteer Ambulance (108 Brook St. Dumont, NJ 07628) or Dumont Fire Corps (80 W. Madison Ave, Dumont, NJ 07628), or Rebuilding Together Bergen County ( are welcomed and vastly appreciated.

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