Thomas Francis Bardzinski

Thomas Francis Bardzinski, 65

Thomas Bardzinski, 65, of Cliffside Park passed away on Friday, September 3, 2021.    

Visiting will be held on Thursday, September 9, 2021 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM at The Dangler Funeral Home of West Orange, 340 Main Street. In lieu of flowers, donations in Tom’s name may be made to Austin Pets Alive, 1156 W Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78703. (

A Funeral Mass will be offered on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 1 Eagle Rock Avenue, West Orange. Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Mausoleum, 225 Ridgedale Avenue, East Hanover.

Thomas was born in Jersey City and raised in Cliffside Park before moving to North Bergen. He worked in construction as a carpenter and was a member of Carpenters Union Local. Tommy was an accomplished artist and performed in many off-Broadway plays. He was a huge supporter of animal rescue.

Thomas was predeceased by his parents, the late Alexander and Wanda Bardzinski. He was the devoted father of Jolie Umstad. Loving brother of Michele Bardzinski, Alexander Bardzinski, and Mary Bardzinski. Cherished uncle of Steven and Alexis, he was the beloved family member of numerous cousins.