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Thomas Barton Obituary
Thomas W Barton, age 71, beloved husband of Lois A, nee Wittekind, for 46 years; born on October 3, 1942 in Evergreen Park, IL to Eithne J (O'Connor) and Thomas J Barton, departed on March 6, 2014 in Reno, NV; loving father of Eithne-Marie Noelle (John L Reyher, Jr); proud grandfather of Atticus Barton Reyher aka The Bunnyman; fond brother of Mary Kay Barton; dear uncle of Kristen Plaehn, Joyce Vitalo-Stoddard, Kari Cichon; fond cousin of O'Connor and Barton clans; loyal friend and family man; White Sox fan, avid reader and diehard Chicagoan to the end; known for his warmth, wit, generosity, bear hugs and appreciation of a good story. Retired as reference librarian from Dominican University in 2011. Memorial reception this Saturday - Reading Room, Lewis Hall 2nd floor immediately following 5 pm Mass in Rosary Chapel on the campus of Dominican University, 7900 W Division St, River Forest. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Sinsinawan Scholarship for International Students - 708-524-6283.
Published in Chicago Tribune from June 11 to June 12, 2014
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