Thomas J. Bogus, age 65, passed away from this earthly life to be with his Heavenly Father, October 27, 2012.|
He was the beloved husband for 41 years of Vicky (nee Ingersoll). Tom leaves behind, his sister, Patricia (Jack, deceased) Swaffield of California, and his brother, Richard (Tammi) Bogus of Doylestown. He will also be missed by his in-laws, Bob and Ellen Ingersoll; brothers-in-law, Chapy (Carol) Ingersoll and Vern (Jackie) Ingersoll; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Tom graduated from Revere High School in 1966 and served in the U.S. Army for three years including a tour in Vietnam. He was a Teamster, working on the dock for Consolidated Freightways in Richfield, Poconos, Pa., and Carlisle, Pa., until they closed. He then worked for ABF in Carlisle, Pa., from which he retired. In his spare time, Tom enjoyed photography, riding motorcycles, and his pets including cats, dogs and ferrets.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Ted and Sue Bogus, formerly of Richfield.
Family will receive friends Thursday, November 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the CATAVOLOS FUNERAL HOME, 3653 W. Market St., Fairlawn. A Christian funeral mass will be 9:30 a.m. at St. Victor Catholic Church, 3435 Everett Rd., Richfield, where family will receive friends again one-half hour prior to service. Interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made in Tom's name to the Copley Veterans Post, 1278 Sunset Dr., Copley, OH 44321. For online tributes and condolences, please visit www.catavolosfuneralhome.com.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal from Oct. 31 to Nov. 1, 2012