USN (Ret.)  

"Stretch", Age 65 on Friday, September 27, 2013, beloved father, grandfather, brother, friend and loyal servant of his country joined his Savior while surrounded by family. Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland by Robert and Mildred MacKenzie. Tom attended Calvert Hall College High School and went on to an appointment at the United States Naval Academy in 1966, graduating in the class of 1970. He faithfully served his country for thirty-three years and upon his retirement from the Navy proceeded to serve as a Professional Staff Member in both the Senate and House of Representatives Armed Services Committee from 1999-2005 and from 2009-2013. He also served Northrop Grumman Corporation as Vice President of Naval Programs from 2005 until 2009. Tom will be missed by those who loved him and counted him as their friend. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Pierce Funeral Home in Manassas, Virginia. Visitation begins at noon with the funeral service commencing at one. Arrangements are being made for a full honors burial at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Calvert Hall College Scholarship Foundation or the .

Funeral Home

Pierce-Price Funeral Home
9609 Center Street Manassas, VA 20110
(703) 257-6028

Published in The Washington Post on Oct. 2, 2013