Thomas James Geoghegan Jr.
OCEAN CITY—Thomas "Tommy" James Geoghegan Jr., 44, a three-year resident of Ocean City, and previously of Annapolis, died Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Ocean City due to an airplane crash. Born Nov. 13, 1969, in Cheverly, Tommy attended Broadneck High School, the University of Maryland Baltimore County and received his Bachelor of Criminal Justice degree from the University of Baltimore. He was a seasonal police officer
of the Ocean City Police Department (1991, 2002-2013) and the owner of Infosys Networks (1993-2013).
In January 2013, Tommy was awarded a Bronze Star
during the Ocean City Neighborhood Watch Program's annual OCPD Officer of the Year banquet and was among a handful of officers to "receive commendations for distinguishing himself or herself by performing extraordinary physical acts or rendering life saving techniques to aid in the preservation of human life."
Tommy was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) and the Red Star Pilots Association. He enjoyed flying, diving, sailing and traveling.
He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas James Geoghegan Sr., and his grandfathers, James Sullivan and William Geoghegan.
He is survived by his mother, Maureen Sullivan Geoghegan of Annapolis; both grandmothers, Lorriane Sullivan of Annapolis and Thelma Geoghegan of Salisbury; two brothers, Bryan (and his wife Erin) Geoghegan of Arnold and Chris Geoghegan of Alexandria, Va.; two nieces and two nephews; and his companion, Jessica Schmucker of Ocean City.
Visitation is from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Thursday, July 11, at Taylor Funeral Home, 147 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis, with funeral service 11 a.m., Friday, July 12, at the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 710 Ridgely Ave., Annapolis. A second visitation and service will be held at The Community Church at Ocean Pines, 11227 Racetrack Rd., Berlin with viewing from 4 p.m. until service beginning at 6 p.m., Saturday, July 13.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Tommy's name to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation (JDF).
Online condolences may be made to www.johnmtaylorfuneralhome.com