Dempsey, Thomas Joseph 08/23/1930 ~ 08/11/2013 OCEANSIDE -- Tom passed away peacefully at home with his family at his side. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He served in the Marine Corps for 22 years and retired as a Sgt. Major. He lived in Oceanside for 45 years. Tom was preceded in death by his son, Thomas Robert. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Rosemarie; two children, Karen and Michael Dempsey; two granddaughters, Erin Dempsey (Herbie) Rodriguez, and Kelly Ann Dempsey; four great-grandchildren, Cameron, Meghan and Sydney Rodriguez, and Tommy Dempsey. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., on Thursday, August 29, at St. Patrick Catholic Church Center, Carlsbad. Interment will follow immediately after Mass at Mission San Luis Rey Cemetery in Oceanside.