Thomas A. Grimes
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Thomas A. Grimes, 76 of Newark, DE peacefully passed onto Heaven on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Christiana Hospital.
Tommy was born in Wilmington on September 11, 1936 to the late John "Jake" and Florence Grimes. A graduate of Salesianum High School, he was employed with Delmarva Power and retired after 40 years of dedicated service. Tommy was a Third Degree member of the Knights of Columbus, as well as a member of the Moose Lodge #1578 in New Castle and the Durney Post Club in Wilmington. His greatest pleasure was being with his girls, his grandson and his family and friends. Family meant everything to him.
Tommy is survived by his twin daughters, Anne Marie Grimes and Angela Marie Grimes and her boyfriend, Julian J. Santiago; his grandson, Trevor Livesay, Jr.; his very close niece, Beth Remillard; his nephew, Billy Bailey; and many additional nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his siblings, Johnny, Jimmy, Ann, Cecilia, Mary, Kathryn and Sister Cecilia Mary, OSF "Sweetie".
Family and friends are invited to visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek on Thursday, July 18 from 11:00AM - 12:00PM. A funeral service will begin at 12:00PM. Interment will be held privately.
To offer condolences, visit
Doherty Funeral Homes - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road Wilmington, DE 19808
Published in The News Journal on July 16, 2013