Thomas Spillane

Thomas Francis Spillane

Born April 29, 1922, in his beloved city of San Francisco, passed away peacefully in San Rafael on March 21, 2013 with his family at his side, knowing he was well loved. He leaves behind his wife, Mary, his daughters Maryanne Risslen (& Carl), Marlene Wharton (& Mark) and sons Tom (& Karen) and Paul (& Kate). In heaven he will meet his oldest grandson David Wharton, his parents Thomas and Deborah, and his brothers, Maurice (Red), Mike (Brother Maris), Joe, Jim and his sister Mary. He is survived by his sister Theresa and his brother John (Terry). He attended St. Paul's grammar school, St. Peter's High School, University of Hawaii and USC. He received a master's of public administration at Golden Gate University. He served honorably in the US Navy through WWII. For many years he served the City of SF as a business administrator at SF Board of Education, General Hospital, Juvenile Hall and was a successful entrepreneur. He also taught adult business education. He will be dearly missed for sense of humor, out going personality and loving devotion to his grandchildren: Jessica, Kevin, Kellene, Erik, Briannah, Joseph, Erin, Sean, Julianna, Isabella and Tomas. Visitation is 5:00 - 9:00 p.m., Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m., Monday, March 25, 2013 at Monte's Chapel of the Hills, 330 Red Hill Avenue, San Anselmo. The Mass of Christian Burial is 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at Saint Isabella Catholic Church, 1 Trinity Way, San Rafael. The final resting is Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, 270 Los Ranchitos Road, San Rafael.

Services Entrusted to:

Monte's Chapel of the Hills, San Anselmo

(415) 453-8440

Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Mar. 23 to Mar. 25, 2013