Thomas Patrick Reaves

Thomas Patrick Reaves

AGE: 33 • Flanders

Thomas Patrick Reaves of Flanders passed away Friday January 4, 2013 at home. He was 33. Born in Passaic, he was a lifelong resident of Flanders. A salesperson, Thomas was active in charity work including food distribution for victims, the Baldwin Foundation for Breast Cancer and pool tournaments for AIDS research. A graduate of Mt. Olive High School and a member of its "Marauders" football team, he attended Penington Prep School where he was captain of its football, baseball, hockey and lacrosse teams. He also attended N.E. College in Hightstown.

Devoted father of Sienna Marie Reaves. Cherished son of Thomas J. Weis and Brenda Kay Reaves. Dear grandson of John Both. Also survived by cousins Sandra Mercer, Tina Wiggins and Michael Reaves and uncles George and Patrick Reaves.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral Service on Thursday January 10 at 10:00AM at the First Congregation Church of Chester, 30 Hillside Road, Chester. Interment: Somerset Hills Memorial Park, Basking Ridge. Thomas's Life Celebration will be held on Wednesday January 9 from 2-4 & 7-9PM at the William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Road, Chester (909-879-3090). In Thomas's memory, memorial donations may be made to the Sienna Marie Reaves Trust Fund c/o Brenda Reaves, 11 Jameson Place, Flanders, NJ 07836. For further information and to light a candle in memory of Thomas please visit

Published in Daily Record on Jan. 7, 2013