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Thomas Gerald McCormack

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Thomas Gerald Mc Cormack

AGE: 86 • Toms River

Thomas Gerald McCormack, of Toms River, at the age of 86, died surrounded by his family on August 30, 2017. Thomas is survived by his sister Anna May McNulty of CT, his children Roger (Debbie), Thomas (Maureen), Dorothy (Robert), Bernadette, John, Ann (Joseph), Alice (Frank). He is preceded in death by his loving wife Dorothy of 51 beautiful years; his brothers Joseph (Eileen), John W. (Vera), James (Mary) and sister Kathleen (John). Many special brothers and sisters in law as well.

Thomas was born in Fuerty, Co. Roscommon, Ireland to parents Patrick and Mary Anne (Kilroe). He attended Fuerty National School, immigrated to Bronx New York. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked for Ma Bell at the New York Telephone Company for 40 years. Tom and Dorothy raised their children in Bronx, NY and Dumont, NJ. Charming and handsome, he was a great listener; he always had a story to share, and a hand to lend.

Thomas took great pride in his grandchildren Kelly (Tim), Erin (Bob), Amanda (Mike), Juliann, Shelby, Brittany, Thomas, Mary, Jaclyn, Maggie, Ella, Patrick, Colin, Maeve, Hunter and Emersyn. "Uncle Tom" had dozens of cherished nieces and nephews. Tom was blessed to have made many friends in Ireland, Bronx, Dumont and finally Toms River. He read several newspapers every day; he enjoyed golf and winters in Florida. He recently said he is grateful for his family, his wife and his work, he had a good life. He loved America.

There will be a viewing at Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, 145 St. Catherine Blvd., Toms River on Friday, Sept. 1st from 2-4 and 7-9pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 am on Saturday, Sept. 2nd at St. Justin the Martyr, 975 Fischer Blvd., Toms River NJ, 08753. Interment to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, 56 Cedar Grove Rd., Toms River NJ 08753.

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Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 31, 2017
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