THOMAS BAILEY BREWER, JR.
Thomas Bailey Brewer, Jr., age 86 of Ocean View, DE formerly of Bethesda, MD passed away suddenly on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, MD.
He was born and raised in Tenleytown area of Washington, DC on February 23, 1926, son of the late Thomas B. and Emily (Barrick) Brewer. He was a veteran of the Korean War
serving in the United States Navy
Tom retired in 1989 as an asbestos worker and pipe coverer for the Local Union 24 in Washington, D.C. He was a member of the Mason Dixon VFW
Post 7234 in Ocean View, the American Legion and was a member of the Knights of Columbus.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife, J. Patricia Brewer in 2004. He is survived by two sons, Thomas B. Brewer, III and his wife Marian, Charles Michael Brewer and his wife Sharon; a daughter, Theresa Brewer and her fiance Mark Minik; five grandchildren, Thomas, Erin, Megan, Sarah and Mary Brewer; a brother, Charles Barrick Brewer and his wife Carole and a sister, Nancy Ann Brewer.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday, October 20th at 10 a.m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church, 691 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach, DE. Friends and family may call Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Ocean View Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 38040 Muddy Neck Rd., Ocean View, DE. Interment with military honors will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Dagsboro, DE.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Tom's name to the
, PO Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309 or the
, PO Box 163, Salisbury, MD 21805.