GRIESEMER, Thomas Sr. 66, of Land O'Lakes, passed away on March, 18, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, George & Dorothy Griesemer. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Griesemer; son, Thomas Griesemer Jr.; daughter, Jennifer Griesemer Sullivan (Alexander); step-daughter, Rachel LeBlanc; brother, Gerald Griesemer (Cathy); grandchildren, Ian Griesemer, John "Jack" Sullivan and Patrick Sullivan. Thomas graduated from Scotia- Glenville High School in 1965 and went on to obtain his Bachelor degree from State University of New York. Prior to retirement, he was a Professor at the Hudson Valley Community College where he taught Engineering. He was an active member of the Florida Cigar City HOG-Tampa, the Experimental Aircraft Association and the Austin Healy Club. A celebration of his life will be held at the Blount & Curry Funeral Home-Carrollwood Chapel, 3207 W. Bearss Avenue, Tampa at 3 pm with the family receiving friends one hour prior to the service on Sunday, March 23, 2014. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the 2014 Philadelphia 3-day event date Sept. 12, 2014 under team name: Team Sistas. Website address then click on Ruth Griesemer under Team Sistas to make this donation in his memory. Online guestbook can be viewed at
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Mar. 21, 2014
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