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

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


Edward M. Dowling, 90, of River Edge, died peacefully on October 23, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.  Beloved husband of Carmen (née Posch).  Devoted father of Edward Dowling and Eileen Tomeo and her husband Ken.  Cherished grandfather of Paul. Dear brother of Raymond Dowling and his wife Barbara and Robert Dowling and his wife Annie. Also survived by several loving nephews.

Edward was born in the Bronx, NY to Tillie (née Hestera) and Edward Dowling.  He was a supervisor with Paine Webber of New York City for many years.  Edward loved photography and was an an avid bowler, and once had an unsanctioned 300 game.

Visiting Monday, October 28th, 9:00-10:15 AM at the Beaugard-McKnight Funeral Home, 869 Kinderkamack Road, River Edge;   Funeral Mass to follow at 10:30 AM at St. Peter the Apostle R.C. Church, River Edge.  Cremation is private.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Edward’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105;


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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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