Richard is a 1975 graduate of American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service. His commitment to both the funeral profession as well as his community can be seen in his continuous service to Hudson County, a trait that he acquired very early in life from his parents, the late Honorable Alfred E. and the late Irene Dworzanski.
As an active member of his community, he served as President of the Mount Carmel Church Parish Council and was a member of the Parish Finance Committee. He is a life member and Past President of the Mount Carmel Lyceum and is an active member of the Holy Name Society. He is a member of the Bayonne General Pulaski Memorial Parade Committee where he was honored as Bayonne's 1999 Contingent Marshal for the tri-state Pulaski Day Parade in Manhattan. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus Star of the Sea Council #371. Richard is also the current President of the Polish American Community Center and Vice President of the Polish American Citizens Club.
Professionally, Richard served as President of the Hudson County Funeral Directors Association where he currently holds position as Secretary-Treasurer. He is also a former Trustee of the New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association. Richard holds the designation as a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner from the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice.
Richard vows to uphold the same commitment his father Alfred began by providing the same personalized attention and rendering the best possible care and compassion to the families he is privileged to serve. No matter what your situation or desire, he will be available to you and your family before, during and after the funeral service.
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Richard A. Dworzanski
Licensed Funeral Director NJ Lic. # 5023
Richard is a graduate of Kean University with a B.A. degree in Communications. During his studies at Kean, he achieved Dean's List status every semester, graduating magna cum laude and was inducted into Lambda Pi Eta Communications Honor Society and Phi Theta Kappa for academic excellence. A 2013 graduated of Mercer County College' Funeral Service Program, Richard was named to both the Dean’s List and Presidents' List.
Richard knew from a young age that he wanted to carry on the family tradition that began with his grandfather and father. His strong work ethic and passion for helping families became evident at age 12 when he was able to assist at the funeral home with answering phones, tending door, serving as pallbearer, and eventually learning from his father how to clean the vehicles and properly organize flower arrangements for services.
He is a member of the Hudson County Funeral Directors Association and the New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association. A communicant of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Bayonne, Richard is also a member of the Mt. Carmel Lyceum. As a health and fitness enthusiast, he holds a national certification in group fitness and personal training.
Richard looks forward to continuing the legacy of providing every family with the same comforting experience that his father and grandfather has offered so many families over the years.
The following personnel, though an integral part of our daily service to our families, are unlicensed and not qualified to make funeral arrangements, embalm, or conduct funerals.
Secretary / Office Manager
A native of Livingston, New Jersey, Ann worked as an executive assistant in New York City’s financial district, prior to her marriage to Rick. She later devoted full time to raising their four children. Today, as the office manager of the Dworzanski and Son Funeral Home, Ann’s professionalism and business skills are demonstrated in the overseeing of day to day operations. With genuine compassion, deep respect and sincere understanding, she devotes special care and attention to helping the families whom the Dworzanski Family serves.
Ann is a member of several community and volunteer organizations and has been active in societies at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Bayonne where she is a Soprano in the Saint Cecelia’s Choir. Ann is the corresponding secretary for the Bayonne General Pulaski Memorial Parade Committee and member of the Polish American Citizens Club. She is the publicity chairperson for the Friends of Saint Francis in Bayonne and as a member of the Royal Arcanum, she serves on the fraternal-charitable events committee.
Recognized for her leadership, example and distinguished service, Ann led the Bayonne Contingent as the 2010 Marshal for the tri-state Pulaski Day Parade in Manhattan and was honored as the 2012 Woman of the Year by the Gary LaPelusa Association in Bayonne.
Anthony J. Dworzanski
Senior Funeral Operations Assistant
A Dean's List graduate with a B.A. degree in English from Kean University in Union, Anthony is currently a full-time student in the Masters Program at Saint Peter's University in Jersey City. There he is aspiring a teaching degree in history, a subject he is most passionate about. A communicant of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Bayonne, Anthony is also a member of the Mt. Carmel Lyceum.
Following graduation, Anthony will be enrolled in the funeral service program at Mercer County College to continue pursuing an already active career in the funeral business. His professionalism in administering several responsible duties for the funeral home is reflected in his experience and dedication as a staff member for the family business.