Edward J. McDermott

Edward J. McDermott, 86, of Northvale passed away peacefully with family by his side on Saturday, December 2, 2023.  

Born to Delia and Jack McDermott of County Roscommon, Ireland, he was a proud Irishman.  He was one of four siblings, Sr. Maeve McDermott, Jack McDermott, and Joseph McDermott, all of whom he loved dearly.  

Edward is survived by his loving wife, Peggy, with whom he travelled the world. Ed is also survived by his three children and their spouses, Mary & Christian Fierabend, John McDermott, and Edward & Jennifer McDermott.    Edward, aka Pop-Pop, also leaves behind his six grandchildren who he loved and adored, Joseph, Michael, Molly, Giuliana, Victoria, and Ava.

Visitation and celebration of his life will be held on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, between 4:00 – 7:00 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale, New Jersey.  A Funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, December 7, 2023, at 10:00 AM, at St. Anthony’s Church, 199 Walnut Street, Northvale, New Jersey with a burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery, 500 Fairview Avenue, Fairview, New Jersey. 

The Funeral Mass can be viewed through the livestream link below:


In lieu of flowers, donations in Edward’s memory, to St. Anthony’s Parish Food Pantry, 199 Walnut Street, Northvale, New Jersey 07647, would be greatly appreciated.



  1. John & Kathleen Glowacki

    Our deepest sympathy to the McDermott family, God bless you

  2. Edward & Julie Durfee

    A wonderful gentleman as I have ever met. Our prayers for peace during your time of remembrance and reconciliation. May God Continue to Bless your family.

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