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Thomas C. Witherspoon

East China Twp.

Thomas C. Witherspoon, age 92, formerly of Dearborn, died January 19, 2014. Thomas was born October 12, 1921 in Detroit to the late Thomas and Gabrielle Witherspoon. On July 6, 1946 he married Catherine Hubbard.

Thomas graduated from the University of Detroit and was a teacher in the Dearborn School District for 30 years.

He is a former member of St. Alphonsus Church, Dearborn, where he served on the Ushers Club and was active with the Senior's Group.

Thomas was an avid fossil hunter. He would take the students of the East China School District on field trips fossil hunting to Arkona, Ontario.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Catherine Witherspoon, sons, Thomas Witherspoon and Timothy (Therese) Witherspoon, grandchildren, Tim, Mary and John Witherspoon and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Gabrielle Hubbard.

A funeral mass will be conducted Wednesday January 22nd at 12:00 p.m. at Holy Cross Church, Our Lady on the River Parish, Marine City. Interment will be in Beechwood Cemetery, Forest, Ontario. Visiting hours are Tuesday 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. with praying of the rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Young Funeral Home, China Twp. Additional visiting hours Wednesday from 11:00 to 12:00 at the church prior to mass. Memorials may be made to the

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Published in The Times Herald from Jan. 21 to Jan. 22, 2014
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