Dennis  Richard  Dudas
Dennis Richard Dudas

June 3, 1941 - October 19, 2019
Born in Elizabeth, NJ
Resided in Clark, NJ
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home


Dennis Richard Dudas, 78, of Clark and Naples, FL, died peacefully at home on Saturday, October 19, 2019 surrounded by his wife, daughter and family members.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Visitation at the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark, on Monday, from 4 - 8 pm. The Funeral begins at the Funeral Home on Tuesday at 10:00 am, thence to St. Agnes Church, Clark, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 11:00 am. Final Disposition will be private.

Dennis was born in Elizabeth to Michael Sr. and Catherine (Driscoll) Dudas. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School, Class of 1960. He proudly served his country in the Navy.

Dennis was the Facilities Director for Montclair Kimberly Academy for many years, retiring in 2012.

Dennis enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He enjoyed gardening and was the “family’s handyman” because he loved to “pitter-patter” at his own house, as well as his children’s houses. He loved his classic cars, especially his orange corvette and was a member of the Naples, FL Corvette Club.

Dennis was a generous, fun loving and caring man. He lived life with a good sense of humor. He was a friend to everyone and always willing to help others with a positive spin. He was a quiet man, but when he spoke … you listened … he had something to say.

Dennis is survived by his beloved wife of 25 years, Gloria (Pacifico) Dudas his devoted daughter Denise Jennings and husband David; his step children, Anthony Rufolo, Joseph Rufolo, Jr. and Chrissie Rufolo; his cherished grandchildren, Danielle, Dillon. Joseph, Justin, Brendan and Evelyn; his brothers and sisters, Michael Dudas, Jr., Robert Dudas, Janice Danish and her husband Jerry, Andrew Pacifico and his wife Anne and Terry (Pacifico) Carlucci and many loving nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory to Barnabas Health Home Care and Hospice, 95 Old Short Hills Road, West Orange, NJ 07052.




Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Monday, October 21, 2019
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. Agnes RC Church
332 Madison Hill Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
11:00 AM


Barnabas Health Home Care and Hospice
95 Old Short Hills Road
West Orange, New Jersey 07052


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Steven N. Perlmutter
Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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