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George "Tom" Thomas Elliott Commander, USN (retired), 97, long-time resident of Deerfield, passed away June 20, 2014. Survived by devoted children: Jean Elliott (Jeff Weiner); Constance (John) Palermo; Scott Elliott (Cynthia Cheski); Nancy (Christopher) Curtis: by loving grandchildren, Chester and Faith Curtis. Predeceased by beloved wife, Dorothy Fuller Elliott; parents, Charles Scott Elliott & Rachel Adams Elliott; 9 older siblings & their spouses. Born December 26, 1916, Union Star, MO. Graduated Union Star Consolidated High School, 1934 & enlisted in US Navy. Received fleet appointment to US Naval Academy, graduated 1940. WWII service on USS Enterprise (CV-6) & other ships. Retired USN, 1960. A civilian engineer with Fansteel, Marathon Electric, John Deere, & Abbott Laboratories in North Chicago, IL; retired 1981. Long-time member, lay reader & former warden of St. Gregory's Episcopal Church, Deerfield, IL; long-time member & international President of Steam Automobile Club of America. A memorial service will be held Thursday, July 3, 2014, 2:00 pm with inurnment to follow at St. Gregory's, 815 Wilmot Rd., Deerfield, IL 60015. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Gregory's Episcopal Church. For funeral information please call Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home at (847) 831-4260 or www.kelleyspaldingfuneralhome.com
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from June 25 to June 29, 2014
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