Becker Funeral Home

219 Kinderkamack Road Westwood, NJ


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    Jake G Dezerga

    Funeral Director

    Since 2009 Jake has provided compassionate care to families in the Pascack Valley area. Jake started working for the funeral home through a work-study program offered by Pascack Hills High School. He earned a degree in operational sciences from Bergen Community College and a degree in mortuary science from American Academy McAllister Institute. He is proud to be a part of the Dignity Memorial® team, guiding you through one of the most personal times in life.

    When he is not working, Jake devotes his time to assisting at the Second Reformed Church of Hackensack and New Jersey's River Homeless Mission. He also enjoys hiking, long-boarding and making music.

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    Richard P Hebditch

    Funeral Director

    Richard has been a funeral director with Becker Funeral Home since February 1988 and has served the community with great compassion. He is a 1976 graduate of American Academy-McAllister Institute of Mortuary Science, New York.

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    John Opuda

    Funeral Director

    John received his degree in mortuary science from American Academy McAllister Institute, New York City in 1975. He has been a licensed funeral director since 1977. John joined the staff at Becker Funeral Home in November 2014.

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    Thomas G Polito

    Funeral Director

    Tom has been a funeral director at Becker Funeral Home since September 1997. He graduated from Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, earning both a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications and a Master of Divinity degree. He then graduated from American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in New York City in 1996, receiving his degree in mortuary science. Tom assists families in the Pascack Valley area with the utmost professionalism, compassion and care.