James O'Meara, 77, Former Dumont Resident

DUMONT, N.J. -- James O'Meara -- a resident of Ormond Beach, Florida, formerly of Dumont -- died on Friday, March 10. He was 77.

Born in Washington Heights, O'Meara was a foreman at Goldberg's Shoe & Slipper Factory of Hackensack. He was a member of the Dumont Elks and the Hackensack Moose.

He is survived by his children, Stacie, Thomas and his wife Denine, and Brig. Gen. James "Scott" and his wife Angela; eight grandchildren; and sister Margaret Zuretti.

O'Meara was preceded by his wife, Barbara (Milano); parents John and Mable (Berkenshire); and siblings Edward, John and Patricia.

Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, at the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Ave., in Dumont. A blessing will be offered at 9:30 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home, followed by interment at George Washington Memorial Park, in Paramus. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Humane Society of Bergen County, 221-223 Stuyvesant Ave., Lyndhurst, NJ 07071.

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