THOMAS JAMES VASOS Thomas James Vasos, 77, of Wilmington passed away Saturday October 5, 2013 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Tom was born October 19, 1935 the son of the late Harry and Mary Costa Vasos. He graduated from Northwestern University in 1958, where he lettered in football. He and his family relocated to Wilmington in 1973 and went to work for France Neckwear/ Pacesetter Industries/ Remington Apparel until his retirement. He was a youth football coach for many years as well as and avid golfer, and poker player for over 40 years. He married Renetta Hayman Vasos on May 9, 1959 and together they raised four wonderful children Sons Todd Vasos and fiancé Sandy Pratt of Nashville, TN., Troy Vasos and wife Teresa of Wilmington, daughters Trisha Vasos and Tina Vasos Cameron both of Wilmington. Also surviving is his brother John Vasos and wife Barbara of Las Vegas, and sister-in-law Marsha Woods and husband Curtis of Calumet City, IL. Tom was also blessed with seven grandchildren Megan (David), Marah, Cliff, Chad, Leah, Lexie and Savannah. He also received and extra blessing to see four great-grandchildren into his family. Memorial Service and reception will be conducted 2:00 PM Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at the Temple of Israel, located at 4th and Market Streets and conducted by Rabbi Paul Sidlofsky. The family will be sitting Shiva and taking condolences at the home Wednesday & Thursday at 7pm and Friday before sundown. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Temple of Israel for the new building fund. Please share memories and condolences with the family by going to www.wilmingtoncares.com Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Oct. 7 to Oct. 8, 2013