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AGE: 78 • Green Brook
Thomas Lonie, 78, of Green Brook, passed away on Monday; January 20th at Somerset Medical Center in Somerville. Born in Forty Fort, PA., Mr. Lonie has been a resident of Green Brook for over 40 years.
He faithfully served in the U.S. Navy before earning his Master's Degree and becoming a teacher. Thomas had a passion for teaching and taught for over 40 years before retiring from Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School in Bridgewater. He loved to play cards, and loved going to the Sunset Diner.
Surviving is his wife of over 50 years, Rita, a niece Rita Tishuk and husband Nicholas of Brooklyn, NY., and Patricia Tishuk of FL.
Visitation will be from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM on Wednesday, January 22nd at the Sheenan Funeral Home, 233 Dunellen Ave., Dunellen. A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, January 23rd at 10AM at St. John's Church, Dunellen. Cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Thomas's name to
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105 and Boys town National Headquarters, 200 Flanagan Blvd, PO Box 8000, Boys Town, NE 68010. For more info please visit www.sheenanfh.com
Sheenan Funeral Home
233 Dunellen Ave. Dunellen, NJ 08812
Published in Courier News from Jan. 21 to Jan. 22, 2014