HYDE PARK - Thomas P. Cosgrove, 82, of Hyde Park, NY, passed away March 1, 2013 at Vassar Bros. Medical Center. He was born in Newburgh, NY on September 24, 1930, the son of Hubert & Catherine Maloney Cosgrove. Tom married Irene Miller on September 6, 1953 in Holy Trinity Church. She pre-deceased him on July 8, 2011. He was employed by IBM in E. Fishkill, NY as an Engineering Manager and retired in 1987. Tom was a past Commander and Vice-Commander of American Legion Post #1302, member of the VFW
Vail-Wolfe Post 170 and the B.P.O.E. #275. He served in US Air Force during the Korean War
from 1951-55. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Vassar Bros. Medical Center 4th Floor Respiratory Unit especially: Sharon, Maureen and Laura.
Survivors include his son: Michael Cosgrove and daughter: Kathleen Craft both of Hyde Park, NY. Grandchildren include: Connor & Carli Cosgrove, Timothy & Christina Craft and great-grandchildren: Justin & Olivia. There are several nieces and nephews. Tom was pre-deceased by his brother: Hubert " Stretch" Cosgrove. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 5, 2013 5-7 PM at the Wm. G. Miller & Son F.H., inc., 371 Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Services are private. Memorial Donations may be made to: Hospice Foundation, 374 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. If you need directions or wish to send an online condolence please visit our website at www.wmgmillerfuneralhome.com