Thomas Michael Metzo Sr.

Thomas Michael Metzo, Sr.

Thomas Michael Metzo, Sr., age 85, went home to be with the Lord, on September 8, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. Born on December 21, 1927 in Wilkes-Barre, PA, Thomas proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy. He graduated with a B.S. Degree from Bloomsburg State Teachers College; and West Chester University with an M. ED Degree. Thomas worked as a teacher with the New Castle County School District for 20 years; then another 20 years as a guidance counselor at George Read Middle School.

Mr. Metzo is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Shirley Ann Metzo; children, Thomas M. Metzo Jr., Jeff Metzo and Laurie Ann (Metzo) Eller; 5 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, September 12, 2013 in the Bible Fellowship Church, 808 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702 from 11:00 to 12:00 noon followed by a service in celebration of Thomas's life at 12:00 noon. Burial will be held privately. In memory of Thomas contributions can be sent to either; Bible Fellowship Church or Vitas Hospice Community Connections, 100 Commerce Dr, Suite 302, Newark, DE 19713. For directions and to express an online condolence please visit

Strano & Feeley

Family Funeral Home


Funeral Home

Strano and Feeley Family Funeral Home
635 Churchmans Road Newark, DE 19702
(302) 731-5459

Published in The News Journal from Sept. 10 to Sept. 11, 2013