Bradford, Pa. - Harry B. Tome, 91, of Yohe Road, Corydon Twp., passed away peacefully, on Monday (Sept. 9, 2013), with his devoted daughter at his side.
Born April 14, 1922, in Corydon, he was a son of the late Jay and Bessie (Blair) Tome. He attended schools in Corydon and Kinzua.
On Nov. 27, 1942, in Randolph, he married Marion (Freeman) Tome, who died on Sept. 11, 1996.
He was a resident of Corydon until 1964 when the Army Corp. of Engineers made him leave the family farm. He was a supervisor for the Town of Corydon for 17 years and later for 11 years in Corydon Twp. During his working career, he operated heavy equipment and was a member of Construction Local 66. He also did logging and for over 40 years was the caretaker and sexton for Riverview-Corydon Cemetery. He was faithfully devoted to his family, work, and friends.
Surviving are: one daughter, Margaret "Marty" (Ken) Hayes, of Troutdale Ore.; three grandchildren, Tracy Nystrom, Jacob Hayes and Sarah Medford; and five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Marion, and two sons, Harry (Eddie) Tome, in Jan. of 1992, and Robert T. Tome in March of 1998.
Family will be receiving friends on Friday (Sept. 13, 2013), from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., 33 South Ave., Bradford, Pa., where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday (Sept. 14, 2013), with Rev. William Watson Pastor of the Foursquare Gospel Church officiating. Committal services and burial will be in Riverview-Corydon Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Riverview-Corydon Cemetery, % Kevin Duntley, 281 Mill St., South Dayton, N.Y. 14138, the
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Online condolences may be made at hollenbeckcahill.com.
Published in The Salamanca Press from Sept. 12 to Oct. 10, 2013