GRIESEMER, Thomas Sr. 66, of Land O'Lakes, passed away on March, 18, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, George & Dorothy Griesemer. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Griesemer; son, Thomas Griesemer Jr.; daughter, Jennifer Griesemer Sullivan (Alexander); step-daughter, Rachel LeBlanc; brother, Gerald Griesemer (Cathy); grandchildren, Ian Griesemer, John "Jack" Sullivan and Patrick Sullivan. Thomas graduated from Scotia- Glenville High School in 1965 and went on to obtain his Bachelor degree from State University of New York. Prior to retirement, he was a Professor at the Hudson Valley Community College where he taught Engineering. He was an active member of the Florida Cigar City HOG-Tampa, the Experimental Aircraft Association and the Austin Healy Club. A celebration of his life will be held at the Blount & Curry Funeral Home-Carrollwood Chapel, 3207 W. Bearss Avenue, Tampa at 3 pm with the family receiving friends one hour prior to the service on Sunday, March 23, 2014. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the 2014 Philadelphia 3-day event date Sept. 12, 2014 under team name: Team Sistas. Website address then click on Ruth Griesemer under Team Sistas to make this donation in his memory. Online guestbook can be viewed at

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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Mar. 21, 2014