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Thomas E. Lester, 85, born on February 27, 1928 in Batavia, NY to William E. and Dorothy Lester, passed away on July 24, 2013.
Tom joined the service in 1946 to 1948. He married his beloved wife, Shirley White Lester, on June 2, 1947 after they met in Boca Raton, where he was stationed. They lived in Lake Worth, Florida, from 1957 to 1959.
Thomas worked as an electrician for Civil Service and was transfered from PBAFB to PAFB in 1959. Tom enjoyed fishing, watching sports and hanging out with his friends at Harolds, Old Village Inn and Slackers.
Thomas will be sadly missed by his two daughters, Janet and Laura; granddaughter, April (David) Cornwell; and four great-grandchildren, Andrew, Preston, Chase and Maddison.
Visitation will be held on Monday, July 29, from 2:00 PM till 4:00 pm, at the Brownlie-Maxwell Chapel in Melbourne.
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on July 26, 2013
Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home
1010 Palmetto Avenue Melbourne, FL 32901