Kutch Funeral Home, Inc. - Trenton
215 Grand Street
Trenton, NJ 08611

Thomas Edward Scerba

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Thomas Edward Scerba Obituary
Thomas Edward Scerba COLUMBUS - Thomas Edward Scerba, of Columbus, NJ, passed away on Monday, April 14th at the Masonic Home in Burlington. He was born in Trenton and was a life-long area resident. Mr. Scerba was a US Army Veteran having served during World War II and received the Purple Heart. He fought and was wounded in the Battle of the Bulge and also fought in the Battle of Normandy on Omaha Beach. He was a life member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and the Disabled American Veterans Association Post 41. Mr. Scerba was a graduate of Temple University and had been employed with the New Jersey Department of Transportation as a bridge designer. He was a member of several organizations including the NJ Society of Architects; the Bordentown Elks Lodge #2085; the Elks Special Needs Children's Committee; St. Mary's Men's Club in Trenton; the Golfers Club of the NJ DOT, of which he was a past president; and the ETO Dance Band where he was a Tenor Sax player. He was the Husband of the late Margaret Krisak Scerba; Son of the late Michael Sr. and Anna Buddy Scerba; Brother of the late Michael Jr., George Sr., Mary Sykes, Bertha Stevulak, Elizabeth Scerba, Helen Rauba and Anna Ferko; and partner of the late Irene M. Laslo. He is survived by his two sons, Timothy Michael and David Thomas Scerba; beloved partner Marie Henry; and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may share their condolences with the family on Monday, April 21, 2014, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Kutch Funeral Home, 215 Grand Street, Trenton and on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at St. Mary's Church in Bordentown. Entombment will follow in St. Mary's Mausoleum in Hamilton. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bordentown Elks Lodge #2085, 11 Amboy Rd., Bordentown NJ 08505 for the Special Needs Children's Fund or the Veterans Fund. Memorial contributions may also be made to the Masonic Home of New Jersey, 902 Jacksonville Road, Burlington, NJ 08016.
Published in The Trentonian on Apr. 18, 2014
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