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Thomas Edward Higgins

1923 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Thomas Edward Higgins Obituary
Thomas Edward Higgins of Downingtown Thomas Edward Higgins, DDS, 90, of Downingtown, formerly of Newtown Square and West Chester, passed away on April 16, 2014. Born in 1923 in Coatesville, Thomas was the son of the late Thomas E. Higgins and Kathryn (O'Brien) Higgins. He was the beloved husband of the late Frances C. Higgins. He was the loving father of Rev. Thomas M. Higgins, Michael J. Higgins (Lorie), Brian J. Higgins (Sharon), Stephen J. Higgins (Ann), Joseph P. Higgins (Sue), Megan E. Johnson (Michael) and James P. Higgins (MaryAnn); dear grandfather of Matthew Higgins, Bridget Higgins, Monica Higgins, Ryan Higgins, Benjamin Higgins, Kevin Johnson, Aidan Johnson, Sean Johnson, Thomas Higgins and Jack Higgins. Thomas served honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He was a graduate of Villanova University and Temple University Dental School. His dental practice was located in Newtown Square for over 40 years. Thomas was an avid Bridge player and he enjoyed spending time with his family. Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing 6 to 9 p.m. Monday evening, April 21st, at the Donohue Funeral Home, 1627 West Chester Pike, West Chester, 610-431-9000 and 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, APril 22nd, at St. Joseph Church, 338 Manor Ave, Downingtown, followed by his Funeral Mass 11a.m. Int. Ss. Peter & Paul Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to Holy Innocents Pastor's Tuition Fund, 1337 E. Hunting Park Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19124. Online condolences at
Published in The Daily Local on Apr. 18, 2014
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